Archive for the ‘ramps’ Category

A spectacular “route architecturale”

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45m up the stairs in a watchtower by Zecc Architects in the Netherlands. A spectacular ’ route architecturale” will lead you up to a height of 45 m. Upstairs four windows giving you a 360 degree view of De Wieden. The journey upstairs begins with a closed staircase that leads to the first floor on […]

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Pattern and form

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  by Architects Hagy Belzberg and Joan Behkne remake Gores Group. Behnke’s interest in pattern and form is evident in gestures small and grand. “Computer modeling facilitates design at all different scales,” he says. The staircase, a composition of complex curves with chamfered edges, has limestone treads, lit by LEDs, and a curvaceous guardrail of […]

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Helical & timber

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Central helical timber clad staircase by Architects CZWG for Canada Water Library in London via Dezeen

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The elegancy of age

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Staircase in a rationalist/art deco-style house in Vedado, designed by Rafael de Cárdenas via Financial Times

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Brief: a staircase with a difference

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Moving from the upper steel section to a bottom section the stairs change to a solid ground bearing timber element used into a study area beneath the stair, suspended by steel cables byNunswithguns via theartofbespoke

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It is at the brand new headquarters for multi-award winning media company UKTV with a visual centerpiece, a bespoke, ergonomic staircase designed by Penson. The fluid sweeping steps taper out to a large platform, dotted with seating pads with a great view of the trend watching video wall.

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Golden sweep

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A particular eye-catcher in the foyer of the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in Singapore is a free-standing helical staircase connecting the first two floors.Baltic metallic mesh coil up to act as an extravagantly designed fall guard around the balustrade and provide a cylinder-formed visual continuation of the spiral staircase over two floors.

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One that will be noticed

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The stair is yellow and placed right along the main sight- and circulation lines to encourage users. for the James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University by Snøhetta, 2013 via Architecture Norway

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Orange reflection

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Metu Modsim designed by Yazgan Design Architecture via Archdialy

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A focal piece

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Designed as a focal piece by CORREIA/RAGAZZI ARQUITECTOS. A pleasures to the eye! via Europaconcorsi

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White helical giant

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White helical giant stands out in the geometric interior architecture for the symphonic concert hall “The Szczecin Philharmonic” in Poland. Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga is behind this project : they wanted to build a roof with different spires and a noble and gold interior which ceilings and walls are inspired by geometric patterns.

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Polynesian prints and patterns inspired

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Large helical feature staircase with walnut soffit designed by David Rockwell Group and partner Shawn Sullivan for Hyatt Hotel Andaz Maui in Wailea via Interior Design

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White & warmth

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This smooth, curvy white staircase twists and extends across three levels, with skylights above that allow light to cascade to the bottom floor. Each step is built with natural hard wood that provides visual warmth to the space. By ONG&ONG

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Precast concrete

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A precast staircase is one of several concrete elements that Mexican studio Warm Architects has added through the interior and exterior of this house in Cancún, Mexico via Dezeen

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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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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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Neat perforated balustrade

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Neat perforated balustrade and unusual lighting following the pitch by Carr Design

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Matching environment

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Technical detailing on the staircase to suit its environment. Treads include integrated lighting.

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Inspired by stirring paint

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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.

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Dynamic black

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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.

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ArcelorMittal Orbit

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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

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Structures that make statements

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via architectural digest

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Concrete helical

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Gallery Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art by Tadao Ando

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Light soffit

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Staircase designed by HBA for Four Seasons Hotel in Guangzhou, China. via Interior Design 2013

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Steps & Ramp

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A ramp with integrated wheelchair access

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Shanghai expo 2010 Denmark

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A monolithic steel structure designed as a double spiral with pedestrian and cycling lanes

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Evolver / Alice Studio

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Timber spiral ramp in Switzerland. Via Dezeen

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Cocoon Building by Camenzind Evolution

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Check out the helical ramp in the Cocoon building in Zurich. CONTEMPORIST

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Andalucia’s Museum of Memory

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Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. Via +MOOD

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