Posts Tagged ‘stairs’

Alternating tread staircases.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Alternating tread staircases, which positively wouldn’t be allowed here by the notoriously restrictive Vancouver design code, are for stairwells and spaces so narrow or steep that regular tread depth is not possible. As with the previous post on this blog, all of these photos were all found on the ever interesting stair porn.

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Miles of stairs.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

From the blog stair porn, which as the name suggests is all about nothing but stairs. Via hellobauldoff. Included in this interesting collection is a set of exterior steps on the Greek island of Andros by RC Tech; Roger Tallon’s famous cast aluminum staircase of 1964, now in the MOMA; and a spiral staircase above by SAANA, in the Netherlands.

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