As you visit houses, or public buildings, it's interesting to observe the variation in stairs, treads and handrails. Alicia Moss has kindly researched this collection of amazing staircases.
Here is a Collection of 'Bookcase Stairs'
Another Strange Staircase
Worth Scrolling Down!
All stair treads should be like this!
Another Useful Staircase
The only problem here is that the stair risers are probably greater than the ideal of 7 ½ inches.
I'll Go To The Foot of Our Stairs!
Staircases are one of the most important building elements in a house. They reflect architectural philosophies and in these examples showcase the talent and ingenuity of their designers.
Zany Spiral Staircase
Geoffrey Packard designed this amazing staircase above. In fact, this one of Packard's DNA inspired staircases, if you have ever seen pictures of those double-helix molecules, then you can see the similarity.
Will and Guy ponder:- 'Why cannot we have more indoor staircases like the above'. It would also make traipsing the streets more interesting if we could have steps like those below.
Rainbow Stairway in the Town of Wuppertal, Germany
Artist, Horst Glasker, has painted a colour then stencilled a word describing the relationships between human beings, like terror and love, prosecution and trust, despair and hope, revenge and kiss.
Guy cannot quite figure what's going on here. Will thinks that the staircase is on the right.
Stairway to Heaven?
Following centuries old tradition of spiral staircases. Just imagine two mediaeval knights squaring-up, the one above would be favoured in a sword fight, especially if he was right handed.
Amazing Stairway to The Sky
Solid State Escalator! Only In America...
Student Prank? Failed "Italian Job" - What Do You Think Happened Here?
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