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Will Rope-less Elevators Change Building Design?

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...multi-level brake system and multiple self-propelled cabins that can be incorporated within the same elevator shaft. Operating on a circular system, the elevators will be able to move vertically and...


The Accessible City for Everyone

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...bus stations have accessible entrances. 75% of NYC stations do NOT have elevators. Those that do often have elevators that are not functional. Most importantly, there is not yet a...


What We’re TH!NKing About: This Month’s Round-up of our Favourite Digital Reads

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...York’s subway stations, had no elevators. Disability-rights advocates have been trying to draw attention to this problem for years, but after the death of Goodman, Mayor Bill de Blasio and...


Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers

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...example, only when mechanical engineer, Elisha Otis made elevators safe could buildings become tall and the modern form of high rise cities evolve. George Stephenson’s railways had huge physical influence:...

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