The staircase located at the center of the apartment was designed as a sculpture in the space with more light and natural ventilation; with very subtle lines but protagonist of the space, it can be seen almost from anywhere in the public areas, it becomes the articulator of spaces and is replicated in other architectural […]
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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.
Bright red, diagonal staircases run alongside the building’s exterior (of course, the mandatory set of elevators also exist), which not only adds to the dynamism of the structure’s identity, but also keeps patrons from having to traverse the parking structure’s interior, especially at night when wayfinding is troublesome and safety and visibility are of the […]
Neat perforated balustrade and unusual lighting following the pitch by Carr Design
Expanded steel mesh treads allow for maximum vision through the flights. The 2 flights are independent of each other with very thin stringers along the rest landings.
via Design Sponge
via architectural digest
The new sculptural staircase is clad in chipboard and snakes through the sublime interior, offering views across the vast column of pure space by Zecc Architects via FRAME
Tense Architecture Network designed a folded steel staircase suspended by wire cables via Dezeen
The frame is made of white-coated steel and the steps of smooth, light wood. It’s only connected to the second level of the apartment, and it gives the illusion that the structure is floating in mid-air. As you walk upstairs, the open risers allow you to see what’s below. All of this contributes to the […]
Hills House in Kyoto, Wonderful Space Configuration Architecture via Viahouse
Dog-leg stairs by Herzog & De Meuron for Caixa Forum
This stunning and modern stair provides access through a historic naval supply yard in Plymouth, UK
Category: dog-leg stairsApril 30, 2013
Dark staircase with tread and riser profile visible
An ultra modern house with very unusual shaped balustrade
Slim central stringer and treads made from lathe (as in plaster and lathe!) that was removed from the 70 year old house during renovation
As the article in Dezeen states, ‘dogs need handrails?’
Red is a popular choice for glass balustrade. Creates a lot of drama in minimalist setting.
Dog-leg staircase with tapering stringer.
Interesting balustrade consisting of unevenly spaced balusters
A simple horse shaped staircase
We like the way this handrail starts
This staircase has balustrade that also acts as a screen when required at the upper level.
The grain of the ply leaps out at you in this otherwise white house
Category: dog-leg stairsApril 22, 2010
Cable netting infill balustrade on a black staircase
The black steelwork stands out against the stonework
Stefano Cerruti’s apartment by Carlo Carossio. Via +MOOD
A very bright shiny staircase, reminiscent of Heatherwicks Longchamp NY staircase. Via plataformaarquitectura
photography by Brett Boardman
With the transformation of a 50′s monastery building into a health center, One Architect had to find a way to open up a closed building. The solution was erecting a central staircase in the original chapel opening up all the wings of the building. Made of wood, the staircase resembles a piece of ‘church furniture’. […]
Melting Chocolate walls and ceilings at the Godiva store in Japan. First food inspired stair? Via Yatzer
Category: dog-leg stairsAugust 10, 2009
Slattery and Acquroff