Project Description

  • Artist’s rendering of KT Urban/Full Power Properties Silvery Towers(Via C2K Architecture)

Silvery Towers

Location: San Jose, California, United States of America
Year: 2017
Number of units: 1 traversing roof car

In downtown San Jose two new apartment buildings arise, the Silvery Towers. These modern day residential buildings (20 and 22 stories high) compile a total of approx. 700 units; studios, one, two, and three bedroom condominiums. Upon completion the Silvery Towers are expected to include private parking, a fitness and swimming center, a club lounge, dog wash, bike kitchen and more.

Both towers will be equipped with custom designed XSPlatforms FacadeXS equipment: two identical traversing roof cars will be installed, one on top of each tower. The telescopic jibs with a maximum outreach of approx. 9,7 m (32 ft) in combination with the fixed pantograph gondolas provide full access to all parts of the glass facades.

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Specifications

  • 2 x traversing (telescopic) roof cars

  • Max. outreach of 9,7 meters (32 feet)

  • Max. luffing angle of jib: 30o

  • Approx. lifting height of roof car: 75 meters (246 feet)

  • Glass hook replacement unit with a max. load of 340 kg (751 lbs)

  • Fixed pantograph gondolas with a reach of 1,4 meters (4.6 feet)

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