Archive for the ‘straight stairs’ Category

Making the space

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  Starting as a spiral turning straight steel staircase with interesting steel rusty finish balustrade designed by Gerstner Architects for an apartment in Tel Aviv via 1kinddesign.

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Fluid transition

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The front door opens onto a double height entry foyer where a sculptural stair draws the focus upwards.” say the architects. “The lines of the stair invite the natural and fluid transition from the ground floor entrance to the living spaces above.”Canadian Architects Naturhumaine have transformed an urban row house in Montreal. via Dailytonic

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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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Industrial look

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Industrial look achieved by showing non polished materials with large robust fixings for this loft space apartment.

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Stringer off centre

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Making the staircase an interesting design by installing the stringer off centre. Le 205 Residence by Atelier Moderno via Architonic

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Monolithic yet warm

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Timber staircase by Paratelier via Interior Design

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Orange delight

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Glass cantilevered staircase with exciting recessed handrail detail making the orange jump out  

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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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Twin skin

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An extension to an historic building for the financial institution National Bank of Denmark created the need for an internal staircase. The building features a large atrium as well as nine-storeys. Arup worked with the architects to develop a steel-framed and glazed staircase into one entirely of structural glass, with twin skin systems suspended from […]

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Let there be light..

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Cantilever treads in laser-cut steel is part of Patrick Tighe Arhitecture’s renovation of a 1961 house in Los Angeles via Interior Design

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Vertical slats

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A central staircase clad with vertical slats is found at the heart of the volume designed for Saint Laurent Store by Hedi Slimane via Fubiz

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It’s a dog’s life …

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The staircase for dogs, by 07BEACH, was part of the design method for this simple house in Vietnam. The architects envisioned not just a comfortable place to live, but a space where daily life will be more fun than usual. Therefore, as a unique design feature, the house represents the client’s affection for their two […]

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Steel & glass

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A steel-and-glass stair climbs from the stone atrium floor to upper level by Charles Rose – Copper House via Dzahan

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Multi purpose centrepiece

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The Cultura Bookstore in Sao Paulo by studio mk27 overcame established fashion houses such as a Just Cavalli concept store and the new escalator hall in Harrods by MAKE Architects to claim the premier design award. This 21st century interpretation of a bookstore incorporates socialising, reading, relaxing, events and purchasing into one space that replaces the traditional book shop model. – from INSIDE World Festival via Archiscene

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Sci fi

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Sci fi staircase characterised by cantilevered/suspended tread supports with a mirror by A21Architects

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699 steps down

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Located on the island of St. Helena, Jacob’s Ladder is a popular attraction of Jamestown. It is is known to be the world’s longest straight staircase.

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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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Yellow

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The yellow colour blurs interface between the staircase and wall.

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Sci fi look

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Large glass balustrade panels and cantilevered illuminated treads combine to deliver an elegant, almost sci fi stair.

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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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Steel wires

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Steel wires hang around the staircase, enclosing it in a contemporary wrap whilst also forming part of the balustrade via Archiscense

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Grey

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The crisp Grey stringer and soffit work well alongside the hard lines of the unguarded floor edge

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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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Horse-shoe steelwork

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Two tone grey horse-shoe steelwork with extremely tight curved inner section

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Gunmetal finish for the new Imperial War Museum

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The stair’s strong industrial aesthetic and gunmetal finish set just the right tone in the Imperial War Museum, London

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Longest span for a glass stair

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Believed to be the longest span for a glass stair in the world. Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts, Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects

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Striking contrast

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Striking contrast between exposed brickwork and stark white tread units with steeply raking risers. Note how the treads being remote from the wall enriches the juxtaposition.

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Friday funky stair

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Contemporary external balustrade

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White-coated and suspended

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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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Wood set within steel treads

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By Olson Kundig Architects via Dezeen

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Pine and concrete

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Berlin townhouse by architecture office XTH-Berlin via Dezeen

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Architectural feature and focus point

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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, […]

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Inviting and serene

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Straight stairs executed in stone for the Archaeological Museum of Oviedo by PardoTapia Arquitectos

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Perforated Steel

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Perforated steel straight flight by British studio 1508 London. via Dezeen

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Treads form part reception desk

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Creative and functional design.

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Nice drawers!

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Neat shoe storage solution.

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Iron with a pattern of trusses

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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

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Recycled style

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Made in part from recycled materials this stair has various shapes and textures that combine to create a unique aesthetic

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Artistic transition

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The secondary arts building at the University of Iowa will house this clean lined straight stair

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Nothing but glass

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A stunningly lit glass and cable stair located in a luxurious Tel Aviv penthouse

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Mexico city studio

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Building reg defying stairs (in the UK at least) with super slim profiled stringers and balusters

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Forest tower

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This glass-enclosed stair aims to highlight the progression from forest floor to the canopy above

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Stunning coastal stair

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This stunning and modern stair provides access through a historic naval supply yard in Plymouth, UK

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Dinosaur ribs

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Biology inspired staircase situated in a South Korean medical centre

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Brooklyn loft stair

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Antique bronze loft stair with matching wall. A simple stair with stunning finishes!

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Stair share

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Multiple timber staircases linking up a shared living space.

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Minimal and light

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Suspended straight staircase with very thin structure.

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Rubber Treads

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A smart staircase with rubber treads and opaque screen.

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Monochrome Effect

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Very simple but effective use of monochromatic colours.

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Patterned Balustrade

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Large wall of patterned balustrade.

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Lighting Soffits

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Following on from the lighting of glass, here is an idea for lighting the underside of a staircase.

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Lighting Glass

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Glass can be difficult to light. Here is one way of doing it.

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Rounded Edges

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Cool looking straight staircase with rounded edges

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Thin Stringer

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Minimal thickness of stringer clad in timber

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Treads and Seating

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Huge flight seamlessly incorporating seating

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Soffit Lights

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Straight flights with unsupported rest landings and lights integrated into the soffit.

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Simple Timber

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Very simple but effective use of timber

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Colour

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Very bright colours used to highlight the staircase and balustrade.

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Staircase Storage Solution

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Storage and stair combined. Nice detail at the top to match underside of staircase.

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Simply Timber

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Well executed straight staircase with timber components

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Multi-Functional

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Stair, bookshelf, seating, slide, all brilliantly combined

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Shapely Timber

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Shapely timber wall creates an exciting dynamic balustrade

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Tree Treads and Branch Balustrades

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For nature lovers!!

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Cables, and lots of them

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Lots of cables supporting an large handrail.

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Colourful Minimalism

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Minimalism is usually black and white. This orange is so vibrant.

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String Balustrade

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Seems like an inexpensive and original way to guard an opening (is it strong enough?)

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Mad Balustrade

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Very unusual balustrade comprised of repeating shapes which gradually alter.

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No Balustrade Minimalism

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Converted chapel boasts a really clean minimalist straight staircase with timber treads and no balustrade.

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Purple

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Glass treads lit up with nice purple lights

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Shaped Walls

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Straight staircase with corian solid balustrade which is shaped

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Ornate Laser Cutting

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Traditional patterns cut from thin sheet steel on this feature wardrobe staircase

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Simple Timber

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Simple but effective timber balustrade

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Coloured Lights

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Black & white stair lit up with coloured lighting.

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Holey Balustrade

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Unusual holey monolithic balustrade.

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Circles

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Laser cut circle balustrade.

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Slanted Steel

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Folded steel treads and oblique risers continuing to floor forming awesome sculptural shapes

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Loft Storage

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Amazing loft conversion in Camden, London with a perfect shelving staircase combo to mezzanine

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Recessed Stringer

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Excellent detailing with stringer set flush into timber panelled wall.

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Bedroom Stair

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Now this has to be one of the strangest stairs we have seen

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Tapered Treads

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Love these tapered treads

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Alternating

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Alternate stone and timber treads.

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Timber Staircase and Stairwell

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The stairwell has been clad entirely in timber to match the staircase to excellent effect.

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Floating

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Now this is a floating staircase!

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External Lighting

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Very simple stair but effective lighting makes it stand out.

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Minimal Japanese

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Superb example of a minimalist staircase. We love the floating handrail and the tapering depth on those treads.

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Big Orange Monolith

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This large flight is orange which certainly makes it stand out

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Floating Red

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Awesome red and black floating staircase in an office

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Multi-Coloured

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Not only are the tread multi-coloured, but also the recessed handrail.

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Multifunctional

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Room divider, cupboard and red staircase in this converted church.

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Sparkle

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Glitz and glamour for this sparkly tread staircase in the Swarovski store on the Champs Elysée

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Sliced stair

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Treads have angled edges, guarded by cables at the same angle. Interesting oversized tread arrangement behind staircase.

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Curved Timber Tread and Riser

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Nice curved tread and riser detail to this Norwegian Staircase

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Flared Balustrade

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Flared balustrade at base of staircase has amazing flowing lines.

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Corian Balustrade

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Organic corian balustrade and corian treads. Love the treads starting thin at the base and getting deeper up the flight.

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Timber Wall

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Oak staircase with timber ‘through’ the glass and a recessed illuminated hand rail.

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Glass, Stainless and Lights by EeStairs

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A large stainless steel and glass staircase with a LED wall

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Floating Facets

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Ultra modern faceted floating staircase. Via be inspired by SKEW Collaborative

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Stainless Zig-Zag

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Simple clean zig-zag stringer stair, timber, glass stainless steel, Nice!

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Floating Concrete

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Concrete floating staircase. Brutal

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