A particular eye-catcher in the foyer of the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in Singapore is a free-standing helical staircase connecting the first two floors.Baltic metallic mesh coil up to act as an extravagantly designed fall guard around the balustrade and provide a cylinder-formed visual continuation of the spiral staircase over two floors.
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Dark contracting colours and materials by Davignon Martin via houzz
Highly polished and uptight, make a grand entrance feature staircase for House for Music and Music Theatre of the University for Art in Graz by UNSTUDIO via Detail-Online
The stair is yellow and placed right along the main sight- and circulation lines to encourage users. for the James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University by Snøhetta, 2013 via Architecture Norway
Metu Modsim designed by Yazgan Design Architecture via Archdialy
Designed as a focal piece by CORREIA/RAGAZZI ARQUITECTOS. A pleasures to the eye! via Europaconcorsi
EeStairs our main sponsor with headquarters in The Netherlands are to be seen amongst many Dutch masters for law firm Brown Rudnick’s Mayfair office.“For us there is certain serendipity that both the staircase and artwork, by Ditty Ketting, in the atrium have Dutch origins, after all the building used to house artwork by the Dutch masters. […]
for Casa Batlló designed by Antoni Gaudi between 1904 and 1906, Barcelona, Spain
Interesting tube like design giving the visitor a choice..
White helical giant stands out in the geometric interior architecture for the symphonic concert hall “The Szczecin Philharmonic” in Poland. Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga is behind this project : they wanted to build a roof with different spires and a noble and gold interior which ceilings and walls are inspired by geometric patterns.
Large helical feature staircase with walnut soffit designed by David Rockwell Group and partner Shawn Sullivan for Hyatt Hotel Andaz Maui in Wailea via Interior Design
This smooth, curvy white staircase twists and extends across three levels, with skylights above that allow light to cascade to the bottom floor. Each step is built with natural hard wood that provides visual warmth to the space. By ONG&ONG
The Cultura Bookstore in Sao Paulo by studio mk27 overcame established fashion houses such as a Just Cavalli concept store and the new escalator hall in Harrods by MAKE Architects to claim the premier design award. This 21st century interpretation of a bookstore incorporates socialising, reading, relaxing, events and purchasing into one space that replaces the traditional book shop model. – from INSIDE World Festival via Archiscene
Valentino has opened its flagship store in Paris, designed by British architect David Chipperfield in collaboration with the brand’s creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. The 400sqm, two-story menswear boutique is designed using palladiana marble and terrazzo stone, both traditional Italian materials with composite appearances similar to Valentino’s new trademark camouflage.via Londondesignjournal
Located on the island of St. Helena, Jacob’s Ladder is a popular attraction of Jamestown. It is is known to be the world’s longest straight staircase.
Qatar the Museum of Islamic Art, a cultural icon for the Gulf region by I.M. Pei via Dezeen
CNC’ed plywood spiral staircase with stepped soffit detail via Fubiz
A gently curving helical staircase completes the natural effect of the space by Arne jacobsen, aarhus town hall
Usher Hall Edinbrugh, made exciting by the lighting and the verticality
This staircase stripe extends on the floor and goes along the wall up to the ceiling to create bookshelves. This emphasizes the spatial relation between the two levels.via Archdaily
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
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.
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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