A Handshake
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A Handshake

“To know the door handle is to know mankind” – Noam Chomsky “The door handle is the handshake to the building” – Juhani Pallasmaa Door handle is a device attached to a door – separating two spaces – to provide security as well as accessibility. Prior to its invention, people used to live, eat, sleep, bathe and dispose in one big room. Later on, woven hangings … Continue reading