Upward and onward: keeping the people flowing

As more and more architecture is finally unmasked as the mere organisation of flow – shopping centres, airports – it is evident that circulation is what makes or breaks public architecture. 

– Rem Koolhaas

“Why does it take so long to mend an escalator?”  – an essay on the history and central public function of escalators, and why they take so long to fix, by Peter Campbell.

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