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‘Love a good looking stair’ article via Yellowtrace
Precast concrete treads feature cutouts with glass lenses to maximise light penetration by Hugh Broughton and Expedition Engineering via BDonline
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By British architect Luke Lowings of Carpenter Lowings worked with American sculptor James Carpenter on the design via Dezeen
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Suspended steel drum supports floating treads and glass balustrade
For David Rosas in Portugal. Notably the floor edge balustrade has tight radii in-filled with glass at the direction changes which is unusual and challenging
Bel Phillips Architects
Pre-war design for this New York appartement
Made from multiple layers of chemically tempered glass, the staircase has a central glass core with cantilevered glass beams and it is supported by steel grillage beneath the ground floor.
Contemporary design and fabrication processes were used to produce a staircase with “wing-shaped” folded steel treads at the heart of this renovated New York City apartment by local studio Incorporated
The stairs add an exciting experiential element to the interior; by being set at unusual angles the staircases provide interesting vantage points into the workspaces as well as a wonderful view to look out on from a desk. Complex positioning of the staircases also represents the importance of interconnectivity in the work place and has […]
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 staircase / 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 […]
Staircase in the Swarovski flagship store in Ginza Tokyo
Designed by Jim Eyre of Wilkinson Eyre calls it the “dynamic stair”, not just for its sinuous shape but because the outer glass balustrade is designed to put its users on display in an encouragement to visitors to use it. Its form is not based on DNA, he says, or any living thing: “We prefer […]
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 staircase / straight stairs / timber stairsJune 11, 2015
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A zig-zag glass cantilevered staircase lights up by an LED system by French designer Frederic Hamerlak
The central atrium has a large light installation, situated on the bottom side of all stairs crossing the room. It has a changing cyclus over 26 hours so the impression varies all the time for Deloitte HQ in Copenhagen by 3XN via e-architects
Cantilever milk white laminated treads compliment the white oak interior by Ramón Esteve Estudio via Fubiz
Glass helical staircase with backlighting for German clock Museum
for this superyacht.
Japanese architect, Furmihiko Maki has a minimalist approach with clean lines and white throughout. Eventscape was contracted to develop a solution for the underside of a curving feature staircase. The complex curved shape of the stair soffit was mapped digitally and 3D modeled to define and achieve the desired form. The clean white finish desired by the designers was accomplished by utilising segmented lofted aluminium panels which were filled, finished and polished by hand to a final smooth finish at The Aga Khan Museum of Islamic arts via Eventscape.
Striking tight radii balustrade; glass used for the outer balustrade and formed acrylic on the inner for the super tight curves via Interiormagazines
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 staircase / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsJanuary 12, 2015
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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 staircase / ramps / space saving stairs / spiral stairs / stone stairs / straight stairs / timber stairsJanuary 5, 2015
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Category: glass stairsNovember 17, 2014
The Stairway by Danny Lane is a glassy sculpture.Meanings; what is real and what is imagination. Made of steel and glass, the Stairway creates a visual show with its shimmery effect and endless shape. Each one of its stairs has a transparent aquamarine color that, when combined with sunshine and the open sky, shines like […]
Glass cantilevered staircase with exciting recessed handrail detail making the orange jump out
The spiral staircase with metal frame forms part of an art collection of this Chigaco apartment collector via Architectural Digest
An extension to an historic building for the financial institution National Bank of Denmark created the need for an internal staircase. The building features a large atrium as well as nine-storeys. Arup worked with the architects to develop a steel-framed and glazed staircase into one entirely of structural glass, with twin skin systems suspended from […]
A steel-and-glass stair climbs from the stone atrium floor to upper level by Charles Rose – Copper House via Dzahan
An exciting design from our sponsor EeStairs.The DNA staircase by EeStairs is a captivating design solution characterised by two intertwined helical steel tubes at the centre of the stair, reminiscent of Mother Nature’s remarkable DNA strand. The recent installation in Monaco is a beautifulexample featuring laminated glass treads, glass balustrade and a polished stainless steel […]
Sci fi staircase characterised by cantilevered/suspended tread supports with a mirror by A21Architects
Notice how the cladding gives the impression of stacked timber treads, each tread appearing to extend beneath the next by two goings by TPG Architecture via NewYorkDesignAwards
Qatar the Museum of Islamic Art, a cultural icon for the Gulf region by I.M. Pei via Dezeen
Large glass balustrade panels and cantilevered illuminated treads combine to deliver an elegant, almost sci fi stair.
The metal stairs are suspended from red steel wires at the far end of the lobby for the Danmarks Nationalbank by Arne Jacobsen via Dailyicon
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
A stunningly lit glass and cable stair located in a luxurious Tel Aviv penthouse
Not like any other factory ever
Glass treads lit up with nice purple lights
Fantastic glass staircases suspended from a central post.
Category: glass stairsDecember 11, 2012
Glass treads and unusually mesh panels as balustrade.
A large stainless steel and glass staircase with a LED wall
Look at the colours on the glass treads on this staircase
This straight flight staircase with a curved rest landing has awesome supporting organic steel balustrade merging into the glass.
Closed riser stair with up-lit glass treads produces dramatic lighting in this library
Totally clear glass treads allowing obscured views of the sky
U-shaped staircase on plan comprised of glass treads and balustrade
This timber, glass and stainless steel staircase is in perfect harmony with its surroundings.
Large steel drum supports treads. Glass inner balustrade allows the stair to float within the steel drum.
Many many flights of glass stairs with opaque balustrade panels. Stringers are incredibly narrow for such large flights.
Multi-flight staircase with glass treads and curved glass balustrade.
Stainless steel and glass helical staircase with blackened soffit.
Helical staircase in drum. Black steel stringers supporting timber treads and glass balustrade
Helical staircase with an circular landing which doubles as a balcony overlooking the entrance
A circular light-well from roof to floor allows daylight to penetrate to lower floors.
Category: glass stairsOctober 26, 2011
A Serbian Pharmacy with green flowing balustrade panels.
Timber zig-zag staircase with glass balustrade.
Helical staircase with massive glass panels.
Category: glass stairsAugust 11, 2011
Unusual rectangular glass panels instead of raking glass panels
A helical staircase with large treads and faceted glass balustrade.
Combination of helical glass and wall for this large staircase
A stair with full treads and risers forms a zig-zag timber ribbon. Glass balustrade and stainless steel handrail completes the staircase.
Simple design but nicely executed.
Glass treads and balustrade on stair supported by a ‘birds nest’ of steel and timber.
A glass screen at an angle creates a dynamic effect.
Multi flight staircase supported on central stringer
These glass treads also incorporate lights
A very elegant staircase where the treads appear to float out of a supporting ribbon.
Glass and blackened stainless steel stair is the centrepiece for a family’s New York town house.
Opaque glass balustrade on a timber staircase.
An alternating tread stair made of glass.
Cast bronze skeletal stair with glass treads.
We have published many of these types of staircase but this one, unusually, does not connect at the base
Steel staircase using floor to ceiling glass panels as balustrade.
A large glass landing which includes glass balustrade. The steel baluster and glass infill interface is neat.
A spiral staircase with glass treads and really cool colour changing lights
A sandblasted wall of glass provides translucent balustrade for this flight of stairs
This fantastic staircase is constructed of hand-blown blue glass rectangles that are supported by cast bronze clips and stainless steel cables.
Very organic steel and glass stair
An all glass spiral, with an in-depth explanation into how it was achieved
This floating stair has a glass screen which is raked back, giving the stair a dynamic look.
Instead of clear glass, why not inject some colour into your glazed wall?
Category: glass stairsOctober 14, 2010
A glass wall forms the balustrade to one side of this lobby staircase
This elegant stair design with 99% glass is located in California.
A complimentary mix of materials on this helical stair by stal & plat Stockholm Sweden
A combination of simple materials, colours and design create this elegant looking staircase. Via Archdaily
Rod balustrade also acting as stringer on this glass staircase. Via ALFA-Design
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: glass stairsAugust 10, 2010
Apart from a few stainless steel fixings this is all glass. Via Santambrogiomilano