The tight inner stringer, cantilevered timber treads and tensioned rod/wire balustrade make for a very interesting staircase concept.
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Category: miscellaneousApril 9, 2014
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 […]
Category: miscellaneousApril 7, 2014
By artist Alice Aycock via Venetian Red.
Category: miscellaneousApril 3, 2014
By Spanish artist Dionisio Gonzàlez via FUBIZ
Category: miscellaneousMarch 31, 2014
A staircase of lime mortar and Russian white pine in the Madrid atelier of landscape designer Fernando Caruncho.
Category: miscellaneousMarch 25, 2014
Museum of the History of the Polish Jews by LAHDELMA & MAHLAMÄKI via Europaconsorsi
Category: miscellaneousMarch 18, 2014
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
Category: miscellaneousMarch 13, 2014
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.
Category: miscellaneousMarch 12, 2014
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 […]
Category: miscellaneousMarch 11, 2014
1950 external staircase part of Brandon House in Bristol
Category: miscellaneousMarch 10, 2014
Nieuwegein City Hall by 3XN via Ilikearchitecture
Category: miscellaneousMarch 7, 2014
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.
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 […]
Category: miscellaneousMarch 3, 2014
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.
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 28, 2014
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 […]
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 27, 2014
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.
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 25, 2014
Stairwell designed by Claus & Kaan
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 24, 2014
U Shaped stairs wood tread riser landing and white walls by Daipu Architects
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 19, 2014
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
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 18, 2014
Great competition initiated by our sponsors EeStairs have announced their winners www.eestairs.co.uk/designcompetition
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 13, 2014
Jouin Manku renovates former Louis XV farm featuring a whimsical, cylindrical staircase via Interior Design Magazine
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 12, 2014
NEXT Architects have built a mammoth piece of public art that also serves as lookout point via 2Modern
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 10, 2014
Timber cantilever staircase for NY appartement by Architects Peter Shelton and Lee F. Mindel
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 7, 2014
Case House by Jun Igarashi Architects via Fubiz
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 4, 2014
The Wurm + Wurm Architects Media Centre Oberkirch is Full of Twists via Trendhunter
Category: miscellaneousFebruary 3, 2014
Micro house by Yasutaka Yoshimura via Dezeen
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 29, 2014
Staircase part of design domestic house Black Box by Form_art Architects via Architects Journal
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 22, 2014
Folded steel staircase suspended by wire cables for a family house in Athens by Greek office Tense Architecture Network via Dezeen.
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 21, 2014
Interesting timber soffit and impressive cantilevered landings
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 20, 2014
Large oval staircase for s.Oliver Headquarters by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 17, 2014
For many a staircase to avoid, unless you’re determined to lose some weight.The Step-well of Chand Baori near Jaipur, Rajasthan
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 15, 2014
Helical staircase with smooth interface with ceiling for”Private Banking” Zentrale in Frankfurt by Wittfoht Architekten
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 9, 2014
Stairs in Statuario Marble with Chrome Handrail. Golf House by Seinfeld Arquitectos.
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 7, 2014
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
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 6, 2014
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.
Category: miscellaneousDecember 19, 2013
Interesting meandering route up the staircase weaving around plinths for decorations
Category: miscellaneousDecember 16, 2013
House Tumle by Johannes Norlander Arkitektur AB via Architonic
Category: miscellaneousDecember 16, 2013
Floating staircase designed for GLAS ITALIA Headquarters by Lissoni Associati
Category: miscellaneousDecember 11, 2013
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
Category: miscellaneousDecember 9, 2013
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.
Category: miscellaneousDecember 5, 2013
Architecture photographers love staircases via DevianArt
Category: miscellaneousDecember 3, 2013
Spiral staircase with curtain see through wall by EM2N Architects.
Category: miscellaneousNovember 29, 2013
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 […]
Category: miscellaneousNovember 28, 2013
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
Category: miscellaneousNovember 27, 2013
Folded steel staircases lead to elevated rooms atop freestanding metal towers by adn Architectures. via Dezeen.
Category: miscellaneousNovember 25, 2013
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
Category: miscellaneousNovember 21, 2013
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
Category: miscellaneousNovember 20, 2013
Diminish and Ascend is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase.via mymodernmet
Category: miscellaneousNovember 19, 2013
An angular wooden staircase ascends the lobby of this office renovation by Amsterdam architects Studioninedots. via Dezeen
Neat shoe storage solution.
Category: miscellaneousNovember 12, 2013
Sculptural,black,contrasting and suspended by cables staircase a beautiful feature in this white interior.via Pinterest
Category: miscellaneousNovember 11, 2013
House for a Photographer II by OAB Carlos Ferrater in Alcaner Spain. via Archdaily
Category: miscellaneousNovember 7, 2013
A spiralling stack of chunky wooden blocks forms this staircase designed by architecture studio QC for an apartment in Poland.via Dezeen
Category: miscellaneousNovember 1, 2013
Architecture studio Onix created a wooden staircase inside a medieval Dutch church to provide access to the apex of the bell tower via Dezeen
Category: miscellaneousOctober 31, 2013
Orange staircase gives a twisting transition between first and second floors. Mulhouse cultural centre via Lemayonline.com
Category: miscellaneousOctober 30, 2013
Steel & glass staircase a modern statement in this New York apartment via Cococozy
Category: miscellaneousOctober 29, 2013
One for the season via Wallpapergang
Category: miscellaneousOctober 28, 2013
Sweeping stairs at Salvadore Dali Museum, Florida by HOK via World Architecture News.
The 17th century Tulip staircase is thought to be the first unsupported spiral stair in Britain and dates back the earliest period of the house. The stairs are supported by a combination of support by cantilever from the walls and each stair resting on the one below.The staircase can be seen at the Queens House […]
Category: miscellaneousOctober 23, 2013
A spiral staircase with thin treads and no infill for balustrade by Atelier Tekuto Co. Ltd. via Archello
Category: miscellaneousOctober 21, 2013
Spanning over three floors, the project required more than 2,000 square feet of composite panel, constructed from a combination of structural timber and treated copper. The resulting staircase is a both certerpiece within the finished interior, providing playful contrast against walls of gray stone and concrete, and a point of connection, filtering light to create […]
Cantilever stairs, a light impression that look like thin plates appearing from the wall by architect Tsuyoshi Kobayashi. via Dezeen
Category: miscellaneousOctober 16, 2013
Interior design of the offices of law and notary firm BarentsKrans, located in The Hague, The Netherlands by hofmandujardin. via contemporist. Black, cast-iron helical staircase that snakes up all the way to the top floor.
Category: miscellaneousOctober 14, 2013
Double flight helical staircase a captivating and innovative design.
Category: miscellaneousOctober 11, 2013
Elegant, timber, cantilever staircase perfectly matches its surroundings. Designed by Almazán Arquitectos Asociados.
Category: miscellaneousOctober 10, 2013
A winding white staircase allows visitors who enter the tree house to ascend the towering space, spiralling upward around the centric tree.
Category: miscellaneousOctober 9, 2013
Wood, spiral staircase supported by a single stringer.
Category: miscellaneousOctober 8, 2013
Green helical giant at Emporia shopping centre in Malmö
This glass-enclosed stair aims to highlight the progression from forest floor to the canopy above
Category: miscellaneousSeptember 23, 2013
Dear Stairporn followers, EeStairs have just launched a new design competition for students and young designers, get involved!
Biology inspired staircase situated in a South Korean medical centre
Category: miscellaneousAugust 23, 2013
It is sometimes all about the surroundings.
Category: miscellaneousJuly 29, 2013
We cannot all afford these cool stairs, so how about a new paint scheme to balusters
Category: miscellaneousJuly 12, 2013
The stairporn’s crew ideal holiday…….
Category: miscellaneousJune 4, 2013
Department store with art deco style balustrade.
Flowing and clashing lines make for an interesting steel balustrade design.
Staircase lined with over 500 aluminium extrusions of varying colours
Category: miscellaneousApril 26, 2013
A nice detail of a traditional newel post redesigned for a monolithic balustrade.
Category: miscellaneousApril 24, 2013
These balconies enhance the rectangular building no end.
This is a cool idea, random height balusters.
Glass balustrade in large stepped, stone clad base.
Site specific installation by the Dutch artist Jasper Niens for the art fair ARCOmadrid
Laser cut balustrading which is composed of flowing lines.
Amazing newel post
Category: miscellaneousJanuary 16, 2013
This is the entrance monument for Fujitec escalator manufacturing company in Japan. Looks like you could almost walk up it! Via user submission, by Takayuki Tomoi
Category: miscellaneousDecember 21, 2012
Merry Christmas and see you next year for some more stairporn.
Very unusual store with unusual balustrade.
Another brightly coloured staircase and stairwell.
A functional staircase which has been well thought out.
This ordinary concrete stair features a fantastic customisable cord balustrade. If you get bored, you can change the cord.