Precast concrete treads feature cutouts with glass lenses to maximise light penetration by Hugh Broughton and Expedition Engineering via BDonline
Archive for the ‘concrete stairs’ Category
Interesting concrete tread design by SPS Architecture
Board-formed, sealed concrete staircase by Sophie Hick Architects
Category: cantilevered stairs / carbon fiber stairs / center-stringer stairs / closed riser / concrete stairs / dog-leg stairs / floating stairs / glass stairs / guest blog / helical stairs / metal stairs / miscellaneous / open risers / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsMay 11, 2016
Download our app for free and get your daily dose of Stairporn!
By E/L Studio
By Yi Architects via Divisare
Casa Corbellini-Wassermann in Milano, by Piero Portaluppi 1936
by Gensler for Yanmar HQ in Osaka
By Estudio GMARQ
By Gianluca Insinna via Architettura Italiana
” Parabolic cables intensify the interweaving of the different spaces by Office O architects via Archdaily
By Berger & Berger for the collection of gallerist Yvon Lambert via Dezeen
Curving concrete staircase protrudes from warehouse-like circus school in France via Dezeen
16th Avenue Tiled Steps, San Francisco
Photographer Tobi Shonibare, based in London, publishes on his Instagram amazing pictures of the London’s architecture. Between the skyscrapers geometry, light wells, glazed frontages or the depths of the subway, the young artist offers his own point of view on the British capital via Fubiz.
Concrete with no balustrade via CabbageRose
Category: cantilevered stairs / carbon fiber stairs / center-stringer stairs / closed riser / concrete stairs / dog-leg stairs / floating stairs / glass stairs / helical stairs / metal stairs / miscellaneous / open risers / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsSeptember 10, 2015
The EeStairs Design competition has been created to shine a light on the very best young designers in the world and celebrate the evolution of architecture, interior and product design. No longer is staircase design simply about function, it has progressed into the creation of groundbreaking designs, use of innovative materials and environments capable of […]
Early-19th-century ancestor portraits line the painted-metal balustrade, whose handmade fretwork incorporates the Chinese symbol for longevity via Architectural Digest
Category: cantilevered stairs / carbon fiber stairs / center-stringer stairs / closed riser / concrete stairs / dog-leg stairs / floating stairs / glass stairs / helical stairs / metal stairs / miscellaneous / open risers / straight stairs / timber stairsJune 11, 2015
Join this exciting staircase competition organised by EeStairs!
A functional sculptural element to the spine of the house by MCK Architects
The triangular staircase follows the external lines of the building and is noticeable from the outside by studio GAON via Archdaily
By MM++ Architects to withstand tropical weather
Category: cantilevered stairs / carbon fiber stairs / center-stringer stairs / closed riser / concrete stairs / dog-leg stairs / floating stairs / glass stairs / helical stairs / metal stairs / open risers / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsJanuary 12, 2015
The iOS StairPorn app available in the App Store. https://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/stair-porn/id948591996?mt=8
A Bauhaus inspired staircase detail from Villa Kenwin, by Hermann Hensel and Alexander Ferenczy, 1929. Located near by Montreux on Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
Category: cantilevered stairs / carbon fiber stairs / center-stringer stairs / closed riser / concrete stairs / dog-leg stairs / floating stairs / glass stairs / guest blog / helical stairs / metal stairs / miscellaneous / open risers / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsJanuary 5, 2015
Dezeen’s top 10 staircases of 2014.
Central helical timber clad staircase by Architects CZWG for Canada Water Library in London via Dezeen
Featherstone Young designed all the spaces to be fun and flexible with specific design elements that help guide people round the space whilst injecting a sense of humour, these include the (yellow) ʻstairway to nowhereʼ. Simple, everyday materials and the use of bright colours such as yellow, red and green complement the industrial aesthetic.via Dezeen
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
for Casa Batlló designed by Antoni Gaudi between 1904 and 1906, Barcelona, Spain
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.
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
Welcome to the new look StairPorn™; refreshed and renewed to keep us looking good and help you get more from the blog. Check out the new built in feature allowing you to create and upload your own stuff. With your help we can enjoy more frequent posts and even richer content ensuring that StairPorn™ remains […]
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