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Elevators – A Facility or Necessity?

Gaurav Ghag writes on the tendency to consider elevators as a luxurious facility whereas they are intrinsic to the design of tall buildings. The earliest known reference to an elevator is in the works of the Roman architect Vitruvius, who reported that Archimedes (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) built his first elevator probably…
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