Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Escalator” art

Fritz Panzer / Rolltreppe, 2006 Olafur Eliasson / Umschreibung, 2004 Monika Sosnowska / Ohne Titel, 2010 Ulrich Genth, Heike Mutter / Tiger and Turtle Magic Mountain, 2011

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The Luna Helical escalator

In the early 1970’s, inventor Gilbert Luna researched and campaigned to promote his solution for helical escalators. The suggested machine had an helical path for the ascending passengers and a return path that crossed its cylindrical core. In his design … Continue reading

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