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 […]
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by Caprioglio Associati Architects via homeadore
Hills House in Kyoto, Wonderful Space Configuration Architecture via Viahouse
Metal spiral situated in an unconventional Japanese apartment designed with earthquakes and small urban footprints in mind
Helical staircase aboard super yacht at Monaco Yachtshow 2013
Building reg defying stairs (in the UK at least) with super slim profiled stringers and balusters
Multiple timber staircases linking up a shared living space.
Cells balustrade now has lighting integrated into the handrail.
There is almost nothing to this staircase, a few cables, treads and amazing location.
Floating treads with steel and glass support
Simple modern staircase with rest landings
Huge flight seamlessly incorporating seating
At Clerkenwell design week and wandered into Zaha Hadid’s new showroom and found a staircase!
We have seen many cantilevered type floating stairs internally but why not outside
Spiral stair built around the central roof support log in a DIY Log home in South Africa
Impressive glass, steel and timber staircase with no inner stringer
An elliptical staircase in a glass stairwell with black square framed glass
Copper type finish on an open spiral staircase.
Innovative use of an entertainment unit / bookshelf to access a loft space
Stair, bookshelf, seating, slide, all brilliantly combined
Shapely timber wall creates an exciting dynamic balustrade
Cantilevering timber treads with glass balustrade
For nature lovers!!
Lots of cables supporting an large handrail.
Minimalism is usually black and white. This orange is so vibrant.
An aluminium staircase with more stringy balustrade
Glass treads lit up with nice purple lights
All white and all steel spiral staircase.
Traditional patterns cut from thin sheet steel on this feature wardrobe staircase
Fantastic glass staircases suspended from a central post.
Unusual holey monolithic balustrade.
Helical staircase in a square opening with curved leading edge to treads.
Open riser helical staircase with concrete treads and timber monolithic balustrade.
Laser cut circle balustrade.
Laser cut balustrading which is composed of flowing lines.
The perfect combination of oak and stainless steel rods.
Excellent detailing with stringer set flush into timber panelled wall.
Hexagonal staircase supported by stainless steel rods.
Now this has to be one of the strangest stairs we have seen
Stair in 2 treads and a riser sections forming a Z
Now this is a floating staircase!
This sleek black steel staircase is supported by a single central stringer. Balustrade glass wall makes for an outstanding stair
Integrated column on this balustrade-less spiral
A simple fire escape clad in the same timber as the dwelling.
Fantastic idea! The upper flight is simply the lower flight upside down
Superb example of a minimalist staircase. We love the floating handrail and the tapering depth on those treads.
Sinuous central stringer which flares out at base and landing
Central stringer supporting concrete treads in this glass external corridor.
Wonderful black and white helical staircase
This looks like an original 60′s helical staircase with bright colours and bold lines
Black treads floating with large radiused glass balustrade
Timber treads supported by black steel balustrade
Slim central stringer and treads made from lathe (as in plaster and lathe!) that was removed from the 70 year old house during renovation
Organic corian balustrade and corian treads. Love the treads starting thin at the base and getting deeper up the flight.
Amazing cherry wood sculptural helical staircase with retro brass fittings
A large stainless steel and glass staircase with a LED wall
Ultra modern faceted floating staircase. Via be inspired by SKEW Collaborative
Look at the colours on the glass treads on this staircase
Structural acrylic balustrade and incorporated desk of green acrylic ensure this stair stands out.
Concrete floating staircase. Brutal
This balustrade rather than boring circles has differing shapes. Amazing!
This timber staircase has a matching wall that is both open and structural.
This floating stair with glass treads is supported by a wall which has an amazing mural.
An excellent example of a floating staircase with glass balustrade. Detail at the base is nicely executed.
Minimalist space saving steel staircase fabricated entirely out of thin rod
Steel walled elliptical staircase with grid tread.
Category: open risersAugust 2, 2012
This is where we should have gone on holiday!
Interesting arrangement of balustrade and stringer
Segmented covered, yet internal staircase, with green interior and white exterior
A cool little 60′s looking spiral which looks very small
Stainless steel spiral staircase with bamboo treads from EeStairs
Multiple flights of walnut stairs with matching floors and walls
Straight timber staircase with central glass screen forming balustrade
A nice example of a suspended staircase
Multi-flight steel and timber staircase
Tiny staircase tightly integrated into wall design.
Stainless steel net used as infill on this black staircase
Large flight with timber treads and glass balustrade with large central supporting stringer.
Totally clear glass treads allowing obscured views of the sky
A steel staircase with a glass box as balustrade.
Ash central stringer and elm treads on this all timber flight.
Floral pattern spiral stair fabricated from laser cut 1/4″ steel. 1″ chroma 3form treads with a slight sanded finish
Large square shaped spiral staircase.
Simple elegant and fantastic.
U-shaped staircase on plan comprised of glass treads and balustrade
This partial floating staircase features an angled wall with criss-crossing balustrade
This staircase has a mid landing which cleverly uses the balustrade as support. It also looks good!
This striking design is an external staircase with very dynamic shaped balustrade walls
A simple steel staircase which has a nice detail at the start of the flight
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.
A large straight staircase which has been placed in a large red glass box. This box acts as the balustrade.
Solid timber treads fixed onto steel sub-frame and cantilevered from central steel stringer. Via MCK Architects
Central stringer supporting timber treads with stainless steel flat balusters
An excellent example of steel cable used vertically as infill on this large helical staircase
Very simple construction combined with feature wall and good lighting make an excellent stair.
This larger staircase wraps around a spiral staircase.
This self contained timber staircase appears to float in the room