300ft spiral staircase to give Chinese tourists a taste of the high life – as long as you don’t have a heart condition The 300ft spiral staircase has been installed on the wall of the Taihang Mountains in Linzhou to offer the thrill of mountaineering without the danger.
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Neat perforated balustrade and unusual lighting following the pitch by Carr Design
Technical detailing on the staircase to suit its environment. Treads include integrated lighting.
Two tone grey horse-shoe steelwork with extremely tight curved inner section
The stair’s strong industrial aesthetic and gunmetal finish set just the right tone in the Imperial War Museum, London
The staircases, which lie at the core of the design of the new headquarters of Hemel(coating supplier) in Denmark, are inspired by the spiral pattern created when stirring a new colour into the centre of a can of paint.
These spiral staircases painted in candy colours belong to the backs of narrow shophouses in Singapore
Dynamic, black staircase sculpture in the UN building in Copenhagen by 3XN is the focus of the six-storey foyer. As architect Kim Herforth Nielsen describes in an interview, stairs are a means of stimulating communication.
The Orbit is well worth a visit, the staircase intertwined with the dynamic red-painted steel structural elements is a particularly enjoyable architectural experience, and the architecture of the observation decks is elegantly minimal.via SimonKennedy
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.
RUSTIC STAIRCASE/HALLWAY BY RICHARD SHAPIRO A sculptural staircase with a steel balustrade winds up to the master bedroom and bath at designer and antiques dealer Richard Shapiro’s Malibu beach house.via Architecturaldigest
with random red lighting to vertical faces by SAKO Architects
Inviting slim cantilevered staircase with an interesting overlapping rest landing detail and wall mounted rungs for making a quick escape out of the window!
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 […]
Steel spiral staircase by Emilie Bédard Architecte via Onekindesign
By Olson Kundig Architects via Dezeen
The object presents a unique experience, with the rusted four-tone Corten exterior seemingly harsh against the soft landscape, but as the visitor rises the contrasting wooden cladding of the inner surface creates a surprisingly warm environment to reflect the forest. The glass balustrade emphasizes the thinness of the structure, and the installation forms a […]
by Caprioglio Associati Architects via homeadore
Dog-leg stairs by Herzog & De Meuron for Caixa Forum
The connecting stair becomes a rather celebrated architectural feature that also serves as orientation for the rooms looking on to it. The play of light around the feature stair is a simple but elegant architectural move, whilst the half-level relationship of floors allows unexpected and seemingly detached views across the spaces.by Maison E3 house Montreal, […]
Perforated steel straight flight by British studio 1508 London. via Dezeen
Category: metal stairsNovember 14, 2013
The staircase with irregular flights runs the full height of the building. The irregular shapes of the perforated panels playfully filter light from the stairwell. NYU department of Philosophy by Steven Holl
An iron staircase reminiscent of structural trusses connects the two floors of this house in Milan by Italian architects Roberto Murgia and Valentina Ravara .via Dezeen
The stairs going over two flights designed by Matthias Klotz is part of Casa Once Mujeres. It stands on a site sloping down to Cachagua beach on the Pacific, 140 kilometers north of Santiago, Chile. via Archdaily
Category: metal stairsOctober 18, 2013
A great visual of a section perspective drawing of the digital model used during design and fabrication. The stair embodies a restrained palette of polished stainless steel, white translucent Corian and low-iron glass design by Caliper Studio.
Category: metal stairsOctober 15, 2013
The staircase a sculptural, contrasting design.
Metal spiral situated in an unconventional Japanese apartment designed with earthquakes and small urban footprints in mind
A space saving solution for limited spaces. The 1m² delivers a comfortable transition within a tiny footprint.
Building reg defying stairs (in the UK at least) with super slim profiled stringers and balusters
Elliptical excellence with an interesting stepped soffit
The wall behind the staircase has been undercut allowing light to penetrate under the staircase.
Category: metal stairsSeptember 4, 2013
A neat all steel staircase with flat central section.
We had a staircase with gradient colours on the balusters last week, now gradient colour treads.
Excellent finish to this steel walled helical staircase.
Category: metal stairsJuly 22, 2013
Illuminated feature staircase made out of perforated continuous folded copper with no visible fixings
Thin white steel floating treads with thin black central steel wall
An excellent choice of colours for this large multi flight staircase.
Large flight cantilevering off of a large central structure. We also like the feature made out of the base of the staircase.
Multi flight staircase with lots of lighting and flared flights. Lovely clean lines too. Via Archdaily, by Burnazzi Feltrin Architects photos Carlo Baroni
Large commercial staircase with lots of rounded features
Steel helical staircase with pitched soffit and appears to alter radii throughout the flight.
Copper type finish on an open spiral staircase.
Minimalism is usually black and white. This orange is so vibrant.
Massive maze of stairs to a viewing platform.
An aluminium staircase with more stringy balustrade
Armani designed helical staircase with steel walls.
Super minimalism straight steel stair with dynamic handrail turning back on itself.
Laser cut circle balustrade.
Folded steel treads and oblique risers continuing to floor forming awesome sculptural shapes
Laser cut balustrading which is composed of flowing lines.
Large centre column on this spiral staircase
Perforated panel staircase with really thin balusters.
Not often we see copper on this retro futuristic Jules Verne style staircase
This sleek black steel staircase is supported by a single central stringer. Balustrade glass wall makes for an outstanding stair
A simple fire escape clad in the same timber as the dwelling.
Perforated treads and balustrade supported on an offset tubular stringer create an industrial look.
It’s not often we see sandblasted glass used as balustrade. Looks good!
Fantastic idea! The upper flight is simply the lower flight upside down
Steel treads with timber top cantilever from a central spine. Glass balustrade is isolated giving this design really sharp clean lines
Awesome red and black floating staircase in an office
Wonderful black and white helical staircase
Fantastic photograph of balustrade, rest landings and stairs all at different levels.
This glass and steel staircase has an usually high stringer.
This industrial looking installation is a combination of slides and stairs.
Large blackened steel helical stair with leather treads and handrail
Minimalist space saving steel staircase fabricated entirely out of thin rod
Steel walled elliptical staircase with grid tread.
Stainless steel spiral staircase with bamboo treads from EeStairs
Rusted steel industrial looking staircase in a domestic environment
Stainless steel net used as infill on this black staircase
A steel staircase with a glass box as balustrade.
Floral pattern spiral stair fabricated from laser cut 1/4″ steel. 1″ chroma 3form treads with a slight sanded finish
Two differing styles of staircase with common black finish.
Large square shaped spiral staircase.
Awesome green stair which looks as if it could have been cut out of a huge piece of steel
This staircase has a mid landing which cleverly uses the balustrade as support. It also looks good!
This floating staircase is supported by rods acting as balustrade
This striking design is an external staircase with very dynamic shaped balustrade walls
Various stairs with stainless steel treads floating between glass panels
An offset stringer supports this large helical staircase. Timber panels half clad blackened steel inner stringer.
Category: metal stairsApril 24, 2012
Simply white folded steel treads and risers. Glass screen, pole and walls are effectively the balustrade.
Central stringer supporting timber treads with stainless steel flat balusters
White floating folded steel staircase.
Black steel timber and glass form this solid yet light looking staircase.
This staircase is steel as is the rest of the house.
Stone treads on a central box stringer has a steel woven mesh wall as balustrade.
Vibrant green steel spiral
A functional staircase which has been well thought out.
Large steel drum supports treads. Glass inner balustrade allows the stair to float within the steel drum.
This steel and glass staircase in a octagonal drum appears suspended with minimal central support.
helical staircase with green steel wall balustrade
Multi-flight staircase supported via central stringer
Organic spine melting staircase
A very simple straight staircase with white cantilevered treads.
Helical staircase with blackened steelwork and white stone treads
All stainless steel staircase with glass balustrade. Soffit is very nicely executed.
Extremely wide staircase, with suspended multi-flight staircase above