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Founders' Past Projects


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Tour Sans Fins, Paris
Architect: Jean Nouvel
VT Consultant: JB&B, NYC

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Guggenheim Museum, NYC
Architect: F.L. Wright
Architect: Gwathmey Siegel
VT Consulting: JB&B

bdni

Sentra BDNI, Jakarta
Architect: Pei Partnership
Architect: IM Pei
Structural Consultant: LERA
MEP & VT Consultant: JB&B

 

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John Hancock Tower
Architect: Pei Cobb Freed
MEP & VT: Cosentini

petronas towers

Petronas Twin Towers, KL
Architect: Cesar Pelli
VT Manufacturer: Otis

 

 

 

R.Barker & P.Mohandas Past Projects

From our announcement in 2000. Co-founders' past work in design, build or evaluation.

 


R. BARKER AT JAROS BAUM & BOLLES (JB&B) CONSULTING ENGINEERS, NYC


Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia (Sentra BDNI), Jakarta
, Indonesia
VT system design for 70-story and 45-story office towers.


Sears Tower, Chicago

System evaluation for modernization, maintenance condition, traffic studies for new occupancy levels.


Sears Tower, Chicago

Plans for first closed-loop door operator controls to automatically compensate for stack effect variations.


Tour Sans Fins Design, Paris

VT system design, 100 stories (not built). Re-introduced 1930's concept for twin-sheave elevator machines.


Mount Sinai Hospital Multi-Purpose Building, New York City

VT system design. Multi-purpose medical building.


Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland Headquarters, USA

VT system design for new annex, modernization design for old existing elevators, special security interfaces.


New York Public LIbrary, Science Industry Business Library (SIBL), New York City

Design for VT and materials handling systems. Special glass elevators, all car framing below cab, 4 car rails.


Renovation & Re-design of Old MetLife Building for CS First Boston, New York City

Traffic-system & existing core and machine utilization studies, master specifications for major modernization.


Omni Berkshire Hotel, New York City

Re-grouping of elevators with both new elevator equipment & modernization, to upgrade traffic performance.


St. Moritz Hotel, New York City

Various maintenance evaluations, evaluations for control modernization.


Birmann 21 Office Building, São Paulo, Brazil

VT system designs, studies on Brazilian elevator code for traffic performance. Then the city's tallest building.


875 Park Avenue, New York City

Very special conversion of 1912 Otis pit-mounted winding drum elevators, with cornerpost rails, DC power.


Pitney Bowes/Various Buildings, CT, USA

Maintenance and system evaluation, re-bidding of elevator maintenance for all Pitney Bowes CT properties.


St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, New York City

Bidding and construction stages for major hospital project.


Guggenheim Museum, NYC

Modernization of special shape "Frank Lloyd Wright Elevator", and large service elevator.


Guggenheim Museum, New York City

Security interfaces for elevators in new annex tower building. Studies to improve reliability.


Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, CT, USA

Modernization design for existing elevators.


Butler Library, Columbia University, New York City

Modernization design for existing elevators.


Sony Center, Berlin
, Germany
VT system schematic design study for major 7-building complex.


565 Fifth Avenue Office Building, New York City

VT system design. Special dispatching operation for shared passenger/service elevator in high-rise group.


W.P. Hobbie Office Building, Austin, Texas, USA

Elevator traffic-system and equipment evaluation, existing Otis "MRVF" single phase, battery powered elevators.


Banker's Trust, 280 Park Avenue, New York City

Damage and cost assessment after major fire in building.


CS First Boston, Park Avenue Plaza, New York City

High-rise elevator traffic-system and performance evaluation for major tenant.


Various Due Diligence Evaluations
, New York City
Various evaluations of existing high-rise elevators covering 30M SF of space of Manhattan.



R. BARKER AT OTIS ELEVATOR WORLD HEADQUARTERS, USA


All Tall Building Projects Involving Otis Elevator During a 5-Year Period

Projects in Paris, London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, Shanghai, Bangkok, Melbourne, Jakarta, Chicago, NYC.

2.5 km Long Project Over Klang River, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Design and Shared Patents for Otis Odyssey Horizontal-Vertical Transportation System Design.

Asian Peak Tower, Bangkok, Thailand
Otis "Odyssey" System Design & Patent for 209 Story Office Building, Asian Peak Tower, Bangkok.

 

P. MOHANDAS AT COSENTINI CONSULTING ENGINEERS, NYC (VT SYSTEM DESIGN)


John Hancock Tower, Boston

VT traffic-system design services. Double deck elevator system.

Amoco Building, Chicago
VT traffic-system design services. Double deck elevator system.

Raffles City, Singapore
VT traffic-system design services.

Tour Fiat, Paris, France
VT traffic-system design services.

Collins Place Office Building & Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
VT traffic-system design services.

Foley Square U.S Courthouse, New York City
VT traffic-system design services.

Marriott Hotel, 540 North Michigan, Chicago
VT traffic-system design services.

City College of New York, North Academic Campus, New York City
VT traffic-system design services.

Tour Credit Lyonnais Office Building & Hotel, Lyon, France
VT traffic-system design services.

United Nations Plaza Hotel, New York City
VT traffic-system design services.

OCBC Bank Building, Singapore
VT traffic-system design services.

88 Pine Street, New York
VT traffic-system design services.

Frost National Bank Building, San Antonio, Texas
VT traffic-system design services.

Federal Reserve Bank, NYC
VT traffic-system design services.

Solow Office Building, NYC
VT traffic-system design services.

Commerce Court West, Toronto
VT traffic-system design services.


P. MOHANDAS AT OTIS SOUTHEAST ASIA HEADQUARTERS (CONTRACTING)


Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Otis project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing. Double deck system.

United Overseas Bank Plaza, Singapore
Otis project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing.

Treasury Building, Singapore

Otis project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing.

Republic Plaza, Singapore
Otis project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing. Double deck system.

Malayan Banking, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Otis project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing.

Mass Rapid Transit Project, Singapore
Project executive, VT system contracting and manufacturing.

 


R. BARKER AT DELTA ELEVATOR (NOW OTIS), BOSTON, MA


8 Major Elevator Modernization Projects in Boston, MA and Hartford, CT
Elevator modernization and conversion projects, high-rise offices and large medical buildings.



R. BARKER AT WESTINGHOUSE ELEVATOR (NOW SCHINDLER), BUFFALO, NY & ZONE HQ, NJ


8 Major Construction Projects in Buffalo, NY and Rochester, NY
2 Hyatt Hotels, Goldome Bank, Norstar Bank, 7 Light Rail Transit Stations, Convention Center, Hospital, Stadium.


Major Transit and High-Rise Projects, Northeast Zone of USA and Canada

Major transit stations in Newark, NJ and Montreal, application engineering for multiple high-rise projects in NYC.


R. BARKER AT BARKER VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION CONSULTING, BUFFALO, NY

Children's Medical Center of Israel, Tel Aviv
VT system design for major hospital, including group of 4 special shape glass lifts able to handle smaller beds


Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia, Canada

VT system design of 700-bed major hospital project in Canada, use of escalators by staff


Commodore Perry Apartment Complex, Buffalo, NY

Elevator control, machine and entrance conversions in 7 buildings to eliminate swing doors, improve leveling

Brisbane Office Building, Buffalo, NY
Major elevator modernization. 1 elevator in group planned with special dispatching & call system for disabled persons