Summary:Documentary about lifts,the safest method of powered transport ever invented. The programme looks at the technology,engineering,architecture and social impact of lifts and the tension between architects,elevator visionaries and passengers. Meets a lift phobic,a lift-surfer,members of the New York Police elevator vandalism squad and the man who designed the World Trade Center and Canary Wharf. Includes archive film.
Description:THE SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF THE LIFT. THE ULTIMATE SYMBOL OF URBAN ANGST.