san jose bmu solution


Location: San Jose, California, United States of America
Year: 2017
Number of units: 2 traversing roof cars

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.

  • 2 x traversing (telescopic) roof cars
  • Max. outreach of 32 feet
  • Max. luffing angle of jib: 30 degrees
  • Approx. lifting height of roof car: 246 feet
  • Glass hook replacement unit with a max. load of 751 lbs
  • Fixed pantograph gondolas with a reach of 4.6 feet


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