Archive for the ‘miscellaneous’ Category

Stairway to nowhere

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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

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Oak treads

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    Cantilever staircase with interesting oak treads for a residential house in Tokyo by Apollo Architects & Associates via Archdaily

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Polished and uptight

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Highly polished and uptight, make a grand entrance feature staircase for House for Music and Music Theatre of the University for Art in Graz by UNSTUDIO via Detail-Online

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A serene descent

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A helical design part of a natural holistic scheme creating a serene experience by FAK3

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Mix recycled and industrial

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The stairs are Bali teak and the railing a beached sea trunks and boughs via onekinddesign

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Eco friendly and raw appeal

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Bamboo staircase an eco-friendly choice and gives a raw appeal to the atmosphere.

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Bending and floating

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The staircase seems to float and bend up from the floor, making it appear more like art than function via Home Designing

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Usher Hall

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Usher Hall Edinbrugh, made exciting by the lighting and the verticality

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Penrose stairs

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The Penrose stairs or Penrose steps, also dubbed the impossible staircase, is an impossible object created by Lionel Penrose and his son Roger Penrose. A variation on the Penrose triangle, it is a two-dimensional depiction of a staircase in which the stairs make four 90-degree turns as they ascend or descend yet form a continuous […]

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Crisp soffit interface

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Helical steel balustrade with a nice crisp soffit interface by Carr Design via Architonic

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Delicate staircase

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A thin metal staircase provides access to the renovated attic space of this house in Belgium by Kortrijk design studio Five AM via Dezeen

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White spirals

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Simple white spirals that catch the eye with the ‘saw tooth’ to the bottom edge of the balustrade and a glossy paint finish.

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Bright red diagonal staircase

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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 […]

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Double spiral

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The aluminium-clad structure staircase curls back on itself at the top, forming a double spiral so that visitors on the way up pass those on the way down. Observation Tower on the River Mur by terrain: loenhart&mayr

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Walnut worktop/staircase/bathtub

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A dark walnut staircase merges with a kitchen counter and a bathtub inside this renovated apartment in Mayfair, London, by architecture studio KHBT via Dezeen

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LED handrail

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This would eliminate the need for bright lights in places that are not used as frequently. To bad that for now this design is just a concept, but I feel that in the near future we will see it implemented somewhere.

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39 steps up to be given the WK thropy

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Corten steel labyrinth

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Landmarke (landmark) Lausitzer Seenland made from Corten steel by architects Stefan Giers, Susanne Gabriel in Germany via Detail inspiration

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Curving concrete canopies

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Southcape golf clubhouse by Mass Studies features curving concrete canopies

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Balustrade statement

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Rounded monolithic mirror polished stair

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with random red lighting to vertical faces by SAKO Architects

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Yellow spiral

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by artist Brendan Jamison

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Zig Zag inner stringer

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Cave Residence by APOLLO Architects & Associates via Archdaily

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World heritage curved steps

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In Jantar Mantar India via World Heritage

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Friday funky stair

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The Universe Cascade

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A concrete staircase that looks like a waterfall and represents the universe, why not? Charles Jencks is the American landscape architect and designer behind this incredible flight of stairs. Called The Universe Cascade, it has 25 landings that mark the important shifts in cosmic history. Starting at the top, in the present day, and descending […]

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Exterior spiral with glass balustrade

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Outdoor staircase design in spiral shape with glass balustrade and floating steps design at laurel way residence

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Low iron glass

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Name those stairs!

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Name Those Stairs! It’s the photo puzzle everyone is talking about: Name Those Stairs! In which large London building will you find this distinctive staircase? Can you name two other distinctive staircases in the same building? via thingstodoinlondon

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Purposeful Consolidation

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The Hamburg architect Gerd Streng offers individual solutions for making the most of the space in existing houses. via Detail Online

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EeSoffit

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One from our sponsor EeStairs. Stucco plasterwork was almost the only finish available for the underside of a staircase, EeStairs has created a new revolutionary finish called EeSoffit.

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Pushing the boat out ..

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The staircase created for this super yacht seemingly erupts from one single point and climbs up, vine-like, to fill the space, with metal and glass stair treads suspended like giant leaves from the core structure. This stainless steel structure was created in collaboration with Atmos Studio, while the wall surface has been created by handcrafting […]

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Lego inspired

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Chipboard snake staircase

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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

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Concrete spiral

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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

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Illuminated concrete staircase

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The Lacoste flagship‘s prime location on Fifth Avenue meant designers had to create an instant classic. A featured architectural element, the floating, illuminated concrete staircase, offers a 360-degree view. The cantilevered staircase adds a modern sculptural quality to the space with polished stainless steel, low-iron star-fire clear glass balustrades, inset concrete treads, illuminated metal pans, […]

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Slatted emulating rocks

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Arkwright office by Haptic features slatted staircase emulating rock formations by Studio Haptic Architects via Dezeen

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Black cold rolled steel

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Floating from one floor to another, these black cold-rolled steel stairs resemble one solid piece of metal, folded like an accordion. Designed by RAAD for a home in Manhattan, the stairs have several waterjet-cut steel stringers concealed within the thickness of the metal.

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Why don’t we do it on the stairs?

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Why Don’t We Do It On The Stairs’ is an open and flexible concept providing a variety of spaces to accommodate all sorts of activities throughout every hour of every day of the festival. By creating two large stairs offering seating with views of the festival grounds and filling them with activity boxes where anything […]

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Rod wire balustarde

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The tight inner stringer, cantilevered timber treads and tensioned rod/wire balustrade make for a very interesting staircase concept.

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DUB staircase

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DUB is a staircase. Upon closer look you discover something odd. These steps seem really high but actually consist of two steps in one. It makes DUB both a staircase and an abstract sculpture, expressive in shape and modest in colour. It leads up to a roof terrace of an apartment in The Hague, playing […]

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Functional and Fantasy Stair

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By artist Alice Aycock via Venetian Red.

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UFO entrance

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By Spanish artist Dionisio Gonzàlez via FUBIZ

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Lime mortar and pine

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A staircase of lime mortar and Russian white pine in the Madrid atelier of landscape designer Fernando Caruncho.

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Brief stated: simplicity and elegance

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Museum of the History of the Polish Jews by LAHDELMA & MAHLAMÄKI via Europaconsorsi

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Celebrating Oscar Niemeyer designs

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via Dezeen

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seat + desk + treads = stairs

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  Residents climb over an integrated desk, storage space and shelving to reach the suspended upper section of this staircase by Dutch design studio Mieke Meijer Studio via Dezeen

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Steel, steel and more steel

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Dividing spaces

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House in Takadanobaba by Florian Busch Architects with no internal walls but only a spiral folded steel staircase that divides the spaces and has a spectacular sculptural presence notable from the outside.

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Design for a staircase 1934

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Design for a staircase for De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea by Eric Mendelsohn. All began from this humble drawing.On this rough sheet of paper, backed by tracing paper, Mendelsohn sketched his idea for the principal motif of the Bexhill pavilion, the staircase. Enclosed within a glass tower, this dominates the exterior and interior, the […]

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Listed staircase

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1950 external staircase part of Brandon House in Bristol

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White helical giant

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Nieuwegein City Hall by 3XN via Ilikearchitecture

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The poetic stairs

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The staircase forms part of a project called House Antero de Quental that involved converting the former home of a nineteenth century poet into a literary centre by Manuel Maia Gomes.

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Ribbon like spiral

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By SAOTA architects via Archdialy

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Forest stair in Stokke

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  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 […]

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Blood vessels stair

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The staircase has an overwhelming resemblance to blood vessels with scarlet red inculcated into the staircase. It’s like a mechanical extension of the body.

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Stairs House

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Japanese architects y + M Design Office have recently finished a project of a unique family residence in Japan. The house is unusual for its roof in the shape of stairs. One can access the top of the house from the garden. There are perforations between each pair of stairs that provide the space with […]

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Eco – friendly credentials

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The eco-friendly Blue House, designed by architect Pieter Weijnen of Faro Architecten, features modern nautical touches throughout. The architect built the house for his family on Steigereiland, one of Amsterdam’s artificial islands, and the stairs appear to float in the air without support. Steel cables are placed on the sides for safety.

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Symmetry and ovals

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Stairwell designed by Claus & Kaan

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U shaped staircase

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U Shaped stairs wood tread riser landing and white walls by Daipu Architects

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If the stairs are not an option….

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…slide down!

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Orange Zig-Zag

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Giant staircase zigzags back and forth across the atrium of this science faculty building that Canadian firm Saucier + Perrotte Architectes has completed for a Quebec college via Dezeen

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Winners of the EeStairs design competition

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Great competition initiated by our sponsors EeStairs have announced their winners www.eestairs.co.uk/designcompetition

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Cylindrical staircase

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Jouin Manku renovates former Louis XV farm featuring a whimsical, cylindrical staircase via Interior Design Magazine

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Giant Corten steel staircase

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NEXT Architects have built a mammoth piece of public art that also serves as lookout point via 2Modern

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A dramatic descent

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By Steven Holl via Archilovers

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Harmonic design

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Timber cantilever staircase for NY appartement by Architects Peter Shelton and Lee F. Mindel

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Minimalistic, steel and white staircases

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Case House by Jun Igarashi Architects via Fubiz

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Futuristic staircase design

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The Wurm + Wurm Architects Media Centre Oberkirch is Full of Twists via Trendhunter

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Cantilever triangle concrete treads

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Micro house by Yasutaka Yoshimura via Dezeen

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Central feature

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Staircase part of design domestic house Black Box by Form_art Architects via Architects Journal

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Folded steel

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Folded steel staircase suspended by wire cables for a family house in Athens by Greek office Tense Architecture Network via Dezeen.

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Impressive cantilevered landings

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Interesting timber soffit and impressive cantilevered landings

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Oval and white

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Large oval staircase for s.Oliver Headquarters by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

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A few steps more ..

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For many a staircase to avoid, unless you’re determined to lose some weight.The Step-well of Chand Baori near Jaipur, Rajasthan

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Helical in a tube

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Helical staircase with smooth interface with ceiling for”Private Banking” Zentrale in Frankfurt by Wittfoht Architekten

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The virtual stairs

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via Streetartutopia

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Straight marble & chrome

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Stairs in Statuario Marble with Chrome Handrail. Golf House by Seinfeld Arquitectos.

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A minimal use of glass and steel, achieving a maximum sense of light and space

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The spiral staircase and elevator shaft made of glass through the middle of the building, which dissipates light from a skylight above it. Dardanel Administration Building in Istanbul, Turkey, by Alatas Architecture & Consulting via Dezeen

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An elaborate start for 2014!

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This elaborate winding staircase is part of the 22,600 square feet Royal Suite at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi. It’s being billed as the largest hotel suite in the United Arab Emirates and comes with a private movie theater, game room, spa and sauna, and outdoor swimming pool.

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Happy 2014!!!

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Meandering route

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Interesting meandering route up the staircase weaving around plinths for decorations

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White straight powder coated metal

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House Tumle by Johannes Norlander Arkitektur AB via Architonic

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Floating stairs

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Floating staircase designed for GLAS ITALIA Headquarters by Lissoni Associati

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Meet up staircase

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Design Concept: Rockwell Group’s designs for the multi-use, transformable, co-working spaces that make up NeueHouse foster a culture attractive to thought leaders, radical tastemakers, business innovators, and their teams. Members at NeueHouse are creative professionals working in design, tech, fashion, entertainment, marketing, communications, journalism, branding, art, publishing, high-value consulting, and even philanthropy. via Architonic

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Marble staircase

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Mark Humphrey’s ’Final encore’ Carrara marble staircase at St James theatre, London wins the ‘Best Bespoke Installation’ category at the 2013 International Design and Architecture Awards.

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Architecture photographers

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Architecture photographers love staircases via DevianArt

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Spiral in tubular curtain wall

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Spiral staircase with curtain see through wall by EM2N Architects.

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Elegant Dance in Mid-Air

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Ultimately, by taking the steps out of context, it forces spectators to view the space the piece encompasses and the raw, simple beauty of the ordinary structures we so often come across in our daily lives. Rather than walking all over them, viewers are able to admire the staircases from afar as they abstractly fill […]

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3M staircase

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3M Headquaters makeover. The staircase matches the brief beautifully; “It needs to show the owner’s own lighting products into a cohesive design.” via Architecture Landscape Interiors

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Thin folded steel

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Folded steel staircases lead to elevated rooms atop freestanding metal towers by adn Architectures. via Dezeen.

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Health benefits of taking the stairs

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StepJockey gives a new healthy respective on the staircase. Stair climbing is now officially classified by the Department of Health and the American College of Sports Medicine as ‘vigorous exercise’. via BBC news

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The staircase that spans the centuries

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Caruso St John, the architects behind Tate Britain’s new staircase, say they like keeping one foot in the past – and flying close to vulgarity. Interesting comment, great result! via the Guardian

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To infinity and beyond….

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Diminish and Ascend is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase.via mymodernmet

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Angular with plywood cladding

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An angular wooden staircase ascends the lobby of this office renovation by Amsterdam architects Studioninedots. via Dezeen

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Nice drawers!

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Neat shoe storage solution.

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Black contrasting staircase

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Sculptural,black,contrasting and suspended by cables staircase a beautiful feature in this white interior.via Pinterest

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