Re: [carfree_cities] Elevators
- There's a maxim here - buildings and transport "designed for maximum
On 3/7/05 13:20, "Debra Efroymson" <anima1205@...> wrote:
>.. in Singapore
> seemed to take the middle road, with the elevator/lift
> stopping only on alternate floors; alas, modern
> buildings have abandoned that. I just refuse to
> believe we should automatically provide facilities for
> maximum laziness.
> And yes, one of the pleasures of Bangladesh¹s trains
> (not to mention that people can ride standing on top
> of them!!!) is that the windows are wide open,
> allowing a real view of the countryside moving very,
> very slowly past (ahem).
- Winding up the elevator discussion, Will Stewart said:
>I assume you are talking about flats as the context for the following,Well, no, TWO flats per floor, so they have through ventilation
> where an elevator would service 3 floors above the ground floor, and
>perhaps 4 units per floor at each elevator stop.
and some light from both ends.
>Plus, the human factor of modest scale and a courtyard are also veryoh, yes
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