A Lift Fit For A King

Charles V Palace

Charles V reigned as King of Spain from 1516 to 1556. He established his residence in the Alhambra located in Granada, Spain. Construction began on his palace in 1527. On May 19, 2014, the much needed residential lift has finally opened after 487 years!

The installation was not an easy task, but …

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The Man Behind the Closing Doors

The Man Behind The Closing Doors

Like a lot of other automated machines today, we take the automatic opening and closing of elevator doors for granted. When the elevator was first invented in the mid-19th century, the elevator operator or the passengers themselves had to manually close the doors.…

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