Tense Architecture Network designed a folded steel staircase suspended by wire cables via Dezeen
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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 […]
Staircase is at Hilti Headquarters in Schaan by Baumschlager Eberle
Treads cantilevered from a complementary wall. Note the absence of balusters.
A timber staircase suspended by timber uprights
Thin white steel floating treads with thin black central steel wall
There is almost nothing to this staircase, a few cables, treads and amazing location.
Floating treads with steel and glass support
Category: floating stairsJuly 2, 2013
Floating staircase tied into matching shelves.
We have seen many cantilevered type floating stairs internally but why not outside
An elliptical staircase in a glass stairwell with black square framed glass
Lots of cables supporting an large handrail.
Fantastic glass staircases suspended from a central post.
Hard to believe that this staircase does not seem to touch the ground.
Awesome red and black floating staircase in an office
These oversized disks of concrete seem to float between levels
Black treads floating with large radiused glass balustrade
A floating staircase with huge glass balustrade panels and large glass floor.
Treads have angled edges, guarded by cables at the same angle. Interesting oversized tread arrangement behind staircase.
Organic corian balustrade and corian treads. Love the treads starting thin at the base and getting deeper up the flight.
Ultra modern faceted floating staircase. Via be inspired by SKEW Collaborative
Structural acrylic balustrade and incorporated desk of green acrylic ensure this stair stands out.
Concrete floating staircase. Brutal
Treads double as shelves in this suspended horse-shoe shaped staircase
A nice example of a suspended staircase
Large timber beams form the treads for this straight staircase.
Simple elegant and fantastic.
Amazing staircase (I guess technically a ramp) from 1958
This self contained timber staircase appears to float in the room
An elegant, refined timber staircase with glass balustrade slicing through the treads
Large steel drum supports treads. Glass inner balustrade allows the stair to float within the steel drum.
Category: floating stairsFebruary 3, 2012
Walnut cabinet integrates with the stair and becomes the guardrail for the lower section. Slender steel verticals above provide a harmonious backdrop to the living room.
Floating monochromatic treads with glass panels as balustrade
Steel treads and risers protruding from a wall supported only by cables.
Multi-coloured floating steel boxes support timber treads.
Steelwork supporting treads have been folded and extended upwards to form large balusters
Category: floating stairsSeptember 29, 2011
Suspended staircase with landing at each 90 degree turn.
Category: floating stairsSeptember 28, 2011
A feature dividing wall also acts as room divider
Category: floating stairsSeptember 23, 2011
We have seen many floating treads, but this staircase has a floating monolithic balustrade.
This floating stair has been superbly thought out, including minimal cable balustrade and a feature storage wall.
Category: floating stairsAugust 25, 2011
A white floating staircase with lights built into the underside of each tread
Two identical stairs create an amazing symmetrical view
Perforated floating stainless steel.
Floating timber treads supported by large glass panels.
Floating timber treads and no balustrade.
A simple staircase with timber treads.
Massive stone treads separated by thin spacers give the illusion of floating stone.
A cantilevered staircase with steel treads.
This flight of stairs has unusual triangular timber treads
We have published many of these types of staircase but this one, unusually, does not connect at the base
This large helical staircase designed by Arne Jacobsen in the 60′s looks so lightweight
An excellent example of steel treads floating from a wall.
Floating timber angle treads.
Steel cantilevering from wall with thin timber treads
This floating stair has a glass screen which is raked back, giving the stair a dynamic look.
A floating staircase with a feature bamboo wall, which is also storage.
Floating staircase in the “Godzilla House” in Seoul, Korea.
Instead of clear glass, why not inject some colour into your glazed wall?
We love these floating steps
We see lots of floating stairs with thick timber treads which clads steel. Lets see the steel!
This elegant stair design with 99% glass is located in California.
TRE-509-smallA timber floating staircase which is integrated into a feature wall. Via EeStairs
Cables are versatile and used to fulfil 2 functions on this staircase. Structurally they help support the treads and the form the balustrade. Via the contemporist
These triangular in profile treads give the stair a solid feel when viewed from behind and floating when looked side on.
Category: floating stairsSeptember 7, 2010
Chain supported 5mm plate steel staircase.
Arch11 have designed the Syncline house near Boulder, Colorado
Category: floating stairsAugust 18, 2010
Folded steel treads to give an origami effect. Via Dezeen
Bamboo staircase supported by raking vertical fins. Via EeStairs and EeDesign
We like apple stores The new Apple retail store at Covent Garden in London has cantilevered glass and steel staircases between bare brick walls and arches. via apple
Category: floating stairsAugust 4, 2010
Weird suspended staircase by Weil Arets Architects. Via dezeen
Cantilevered stairs using steel profile in a house in Rotterdam. Sent in by Alex Schicht.
No Stringers and no wall supports with this Tubular Marvel, designed by Stair Art in South Africa.
Simple but elegant multi flight staircase supported by timber clad wall. Via Archdaily
Category: floating stairsJuly 12, 2010
The concept of a delicate rippling ribbon was chosen in view of the exposed position of the staircase in the main living area of the house.
Category: floating stairsJune 25, 2010
Absolute minimalism. How does this stand up?
Category: floating stairsJune 9, 2010
This dynamic suspended staircase also has boxes as the first 3 treads leading up to it. Via archdaily
Cantilevered wooden stair with solid free-standing balustrade overlooking East London
Simple but comfort in mind. Steel tread riser with carpet finish. Glass screen provide balustrade. Via Plus mood
Unusual horizontal steel balustrade, but looks gives the stair some dynamic.
Nice simple timber treads stainless steel stringer and glass balustrade staircase
Plastic treads on a staircase leading to kids play area. Via momoy.com
Cantilevered or floating external staircase, supported on a wall garden. Via bustler.
A birds nest style stair with seemingly little holding it up. Via Archdaily
Love the glass drum. By Balthaup Via contemporist
Centre piece is a cherry tree, which extends through the floor and emerges as the newel post above. The steel support work was custom fabricated, the mahogany handrail was fabricated in place. The stair treads are custom made of spalted white birch, all cut from the same log. The log was cut into 2″ thick […]
Chunky concrete cantilvered stair for a single occupancy residence in Japan. Via materialicious
via designzine online
Graz / Steiermark | Österreich | Realisiert 2009 by Schlosser + Partner Photo Croce+Wir found at ArchiTonic
Extremely compact Japanese house with suspended staircase. Privacy is limited! Bow Wow Architects
Monochomatic stair in China. The hanging rest landing has a nice feature glass screen. Via Plataformaarquitectura
A design of Geoffrey Packer from EeDesign. A beautiful helical stair with triangular stringer which includes lights to illuminate the glass treads. www.EeDesign.co.uk
Cool stair with balustrade made from steel rods that also support the treads. contemporist
An extraordinary and terrifying staircase by conceptual artists and architects Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann. Via Dornob
Minimal cantilevered stair by Ecole. Submitted by Preston. Via plastolux