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.
Archive for the ‘concrete stairs’ Category
A precast staircase is one of several concrete elements that Mexican studio Warm Architects has added through the interior and exterior of this house in Cancún, Mexico via Dezeen
The crisp Grey stringer and soffit work well alongside the hard lines of the unguarded floor edge
via architectural digest
There are no landings on the main staircase, creating a continuous spiral that is lit from above by a circular skylight. There are also no typical doorways, as vertical slices in the walls provide access to each level by Pezo von Ellrichshausen via DeZeen
Gallery Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art by Tadao Ando
Berlin townhouse by architecture office XTH-Berlin via Dezeen
By Henriquez Partners Architects
Hills House in Kyoto, Wonderful Space Configuration Architecture via Viahouse
Category: concrete stairsNovember 8, 2013
Not the most famous of all, though far from disappointing. Cantilever concrete stair with black steel balustrade.
Made in part from recycled materials this stair has various shapes and textures that combine to create a unique aesthetic
Amazing use of concrete on this large US staircase.
A nice brutal concrete and glass staircase.
At Clerkenwell design week and wandered into Zaha Hadid’s new showroom and found a staircase!
Interesting article on Dezeen regarding a concrete spiral staircase concept
Jurgen Mayer applies his unique style to stairs
Not a fan of straight lines? Then this is the balustrade for you! Thin balusters at all angles.
Open riser helical staircase with concrete treads and timber monolithic balustrade.
Large concrete flights with glass balustrade supported by triangulated tubular steel structures.
Concrete helical staircase with timber balustrade. Via OpenBuildings
Although it is a brutal looking material, painting concrete a vivid colour does soften the appearance
These oversized disks of concrete seem to float between levels
Concrete treads and risers which are disconnected.
Zaha Hadid design with sharply raking back external treads
Retro stair in a contemporary house in Uruguay. Wooden bars give some privacy on bedrooms hallway
Waterfall Staircase in Stained French Oak
Category: concrete stairsFebruary 9, 2012
Plywood and iron-bark stair is suspended from the first floor whilst a concrete pedestal on the ground floor underpins the composition.
Its not often we see bare concrete and glass together. It looks awesome!
This tapering concrete staircase has balustrade detailing incorporated into the buildings façade.
Curved concrete staircase finished with timber treads, matching shelves and steel netting balustrade
A wonderful example of a helical concrete staircase
Concrete helical staircase full of curved organic shapes.
Category: concrete stairsJune 16, 2011
Concrete staircase with feature wall and extending treads to form desks.
Zig Zag staircase constructed of concrete.
This very open staircase blends in with the concrete surroundings perfectly
Category: concrete stairsNovember 1, 2010
A series of inverted L shaped concrete treads make a very unusual staircase.
We love these floating steps
Exeter Library by Louis Kahn completed in 1972
Category: concrete stairsSeptember 16, 2010
Sustainability to the extreme! Via Dezeen
The shape of this stair changes the higher you go, it is a true spiral.
Category: concrete stairsAugust 23, 2010
Very elegant steel ribbon acting as balustrade. Stone treads have a circular hole to allow light to penetrate into the lower parts of the stairwell. Via Dailytonic
The eye-catching spiral staircase references Dali’s fascination with DNA, the golden rectangle and the Fibonacci series.
Category: concrete stairsJune 4, 2010
Unusual external staircase which deceases in width as you go down. Via Dailytonic
Category: concrete stairsMay 19, 2010
Brutally minimal balustrade comprising of stainless steel wire ropes and webnet.
Cantilevered or floating external staircase, supported on a wall garden. Via bustler.
Category: concrete stairsFebruary 5, 2010
A pre-cast concrete stair with circular, etched-glass lights connects the two levels of the Community Center in Zimmern (North Baden), Germany. The solid stainless steel railings have a bead-blasted finish. Constantin Meyer Photographie. www.ecker-architekten.de Via ArchDaily.
Category: concrete stairsFebruary 2, 2010
This is a wonderful villa in Capri, designed by Italian architect Adalberto Libera and built between 1936 and 1943 for the writer Curzio Malaparte. On the right side, very near, you can see the worldwide famous Faraglioni, a Capri symbol.
Wire netting infill fixed to triangulation steel balusters. Nice curvy handrail to finish it all off. Via archdaily
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Unusual shape staircase with a strange mix of materials. Via Archdaily
Photographer Eugeni Pons has shot some cool stairs including this cantilevered concrete example. plastolux
An interesting central two storey steel partition provides guarding for this double flight stair. Via ArchDaily