Kone was awarded the World Architecture News (WAN) 2012 Product of the Year award for the latest Kone MonoSpace® 500 elevator. The award will be presented at BAU’s next event in Munich, Germany in January 2013. The MonoSpace elevators are up to 35% more energy efficient than the company’s previous platform and meets the VDI A rating for energy consumption. In addition, over 90% of the MonoSpace can be recycled at the end of its design life cycle.
WAN is a global architect media that is followed by 220,000 architects worldwide. It holds the international competition to celebrate and promote the best in architectural products and materials.