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Re: [carfree_cities] Elevators

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  • Simon Baddeley
    There s a maxim here - buildings and transport designed for maximum laziness. S
    Message 1 of 86 , Jul 3, 2005
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      There's a maxim here - buildings and transport "designed for maximum
      laziness."
      S


      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).
      > Anima
      >
    • J.H. Crawford
      ... Well, no, TWO flats per floor, so they have through ventilation and some light from both ends. ... oh, yes Regards, ... J.H. Crawford
      Message 86 of 86 , Jul 14, 2005
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        Winding up the elevator discussion, Will Stewart said:

        >I assume you are talking about flats as the context for the following,
        > where an elevator would service 3 floors above the ground floor, and
        >perhaps 4 units per floor at each elevator stop.

        Well, no, TWO flats per floor, so they have through ventilation
        and some light from both ends.

        >Plus, the human factor of modest scale and a courtyard are also very
        >important factors.

        oh, yes

        Regards,


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