Interesting how the helical flights are vertically misaligned as the geometry varies. Also unusual raking balustrade to the outside radius of the flights by 3XN via Founterior
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The veneered soffit complements the walnut treads and risers. Stepped stringers and soffit to follow the profile of the rise and going would have also been effective in this situation.
The crisp Grey stringer and soffit work well alongside the hard lines of the unguarded floor edge
Simple white spirals that catch the eye with the ‘saw tooth’ to the bottom edge of the balustrade and a glossy paint finish.
Believed to be the longest span for a glass stair in the world. Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts, Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
The helical staircase, has balustrades of glass and English sycamore, at Steve Wynn’s Manhattan duplex by Stephen Sills.Via Architectural Digest
In Jantar Mantar India via World Heritage
Inviting slim cantilevered staircase with an interesting overlapping rest landing detail and wall mounted rungs for making a quick escape out of the window!
Tense Architecture Network designed a folded steel staircase suspended by wire cables via Dezeen
Made in part from recycled materials this stair has various shapes and textures that combine to create a unique aesthetic
The secondary arts building at the University of Iowa will house this clean lined straight stair
This glass-enclosed stair aims to highlight the progression from forest floor to the canopy above
This stunning and modern stair provides access through a historic naval supply yard in Plymouth, UK
Biology inspired staircase situated in a South Korean medical centre
Antique bronze loft stair with matching wall. A simple stair with stunning finishes!
Elliptical excellence with an interesting stepped soffit
The wall behind the staircase has been undercut allowing light to penetrate under the staircase.
A simple steel spiral with cables as balustrade.
Amazing use of concrete on this large US staircase.
Amazing geometric pattern on wall beside extremely wide flight.
Large wall of patterned balustrade.
Following on from the lighting of glass, here is an idea for lighting the underside of a staircase.
Timber staircase with rope or cable balustrade.
Stainless steel Webnet used both as a balustrade infill
Amazing soffit consisting of random timber.
Excellent finish to this steel walled helical staircase.
Cool looking straight staircase with rounded edges
All white helical staircase with glass balustrade blend harmoniously with an all white apartment.
Minimal thickness of stringer clad in timber
A modern staircase with hints of classic designs.
An excellent choice of colours for this large multi flight staircase.
Incredibly glossy finish on this multi-flight/bridge staircase lined with timber. Via Dezeen by 3XN
Multi flight staircase with lots of lighting and flared flights. Lovely clean lines too. Via Archdaily, by Burnazzi Feltrin Architects photos Carlo Baroni
Straight flights with unsupported rest landings and lights integrated into the soffit.
Category: closed riserJune 20, 2013
Gently curving red staircase with an incorporated bookshelf.
We love this plywood riser and soffit spiral. By Eldridge Smerin, photos Marcus Peel
A helical staircase with tight laser cut inner balustrade
Large commercial staircase with lots of rounded features
Huge treads stacked up to create a staircase
A double helix staircase with steel balustrade with red internal faces
Steel helical staircase with pitched soffit and appears to alter radii throughout the flight.
A nice brutal concrete and glass staircase.
Forged and formed uprights flow along the length of this helical balustrade
Helical staircase with white walls and timber treads.
Flowing and clashing lines make for an interesting steel balustrade design.
Staircase lined with over 500 aluminium extrusions of varying colours
A nice example of a helical stair in a drum
Boxy wooden staircase twists up through the floors of this store
Helical staircase in a drum with large holes
Art nouveau balustrade with forged floral ironwork
Well executed straight staircase with timber components
Interesting article on Dezeen regarding a concrete spiral staircase concept
Glass balustrade in large stepped, stone clad base.
White box treads on timber wall.
Clean white perforated panels with black treads.
Jurgen Mayer applies his unique style to stairs
Massive maze of stairs to a viewing platform.
Very unusual balustrade comprised of repeating shapes which gradually alter.
Normal flight of stairs leading to an inverted flight of stairs.
Converted chapel boasts a really clean minimalist straight staircase with timber treads and no balustrade.
Straight staircase with corian solid balustrade which is shaped
Simple but effective timber balustrade
Amazing example of an organic looking ribbon staircase.
Super minimalism straight steel stair with dynamic handrail turning back on itself.
Although not endless this multi-flight helical staircase is impressive. Via Chad Slater Photography
Black & white stair lit up with coloured lighting.
Not a fan of straight lines? Then this is the balustrade for you! Thin balusters at all angles.
This staircase has incredibly large goings on the treads and a tiny rise height, known as easy risers in some parts of the world
Large concrete flights with glass balustrade supported by triangulated tubular steel structures.
Concrete helical staircase with timber balustrade. Via OpenBuildings
Folded steel treads and oblique risers continuing to floor forming awesome sculptural shapes
Hard to believe that this staircase does not seem to touch the ground.
Although it is a brutal looking material, painting concrete a vivid colour does soften the appearance
Large centre column on this spiral staircase
Perforated panel staircase with really thin balusters.
A fairly ordinary staircase but painted with striking lines.
Not often we see copper on this retro futuristic Jules Verne style staircase
Classy timeless helical staircase
Superb timber staircase with glass screen balustrade
Simple but elegant helical staircase by EeStairs.
Lovely example of how a coloured soffit can make it really stand out.
Love these tapered treads
Stair in 2 treads and a riser sections forming a Z
A stone staircase with one end of the treads in timber
Alternate stone and timber treads.
Good example of curved timber balustrade.
The stairwell has been clad entirely in timber to match the staircase to excellent effect.
An ultra modern house with very unusual shaped balustrade
Amazing colours used on this museum staircase.
EF’s office in Shanghai includes a massive helical staircase with lights in the soffit
An usual mix of timber balusters and diagonal steel uprights.
Very simple stair but effective lighting makes it stand out.
This elegant helical staircase has a feature light. The radial form allows it to light each tread individually.
A cool way to revamp your staircase.
Perforated treads and balustrade supported on an offset tubular stringer create an industrial look.
It’s not often we see sandblasted glass used as balustrade. Looks good!