The cause and effect of carpet

The City Is Being Updated, And The Carpet Is Being Renewed

"Urban renewal" has always been everywhere in recent years. The rapid development of technology, roads, and life alongside population growth, and the demand for real estate, means cities must keep up with the pace of development.

What is the relationship between removable carpet tiling and urban renewal? 

In the middle of the 19th century, the European "Removable Carpet tile" was born

carpet is being renewed

The Removable Carpet tile was born in the production line of bicycle seat cushions. As a "derivative," it is the result of maximizing the usage of materials. Its size of 25 x 25 cm made it popular in small spaces in Europe.

From the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century, the US economy developed and skyscrapers were invented.

carpets are being renewed

1884 saw Chicago's Home Insurance Building erected. It is generally considered the first skyscraper in the world. 

With the invention of skyscrapers, equipment management companies gradually emerged. The easy-to-clean and easy-to-install aspects of removable carpets were favored by those companies.

relationship between carpet and high building

The world's first removable carpet paving was designed by the world-renowned Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei in the 1970s. It is located in the Hancock Building in Boston, USA. Pay a tribute to the last master of modernist architecture.


Comments 2

K.T. on

I use removable carpets in my home.

Leonleonlee on

It’s an interesting take on industrialization and how it shaped a logically somewhat traditional industry :)

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