Posts Tagged ‘steps’

Custom woodwork by Vladimir

Monday, July 5th, 2010

This is my friend Vladimir, a master woodworker in Vancouver who is originally from Moscow. I feel that local craftspeople like Vlad who produce one-of-a-kind objects and high-level custom work do not get enough press. This is unfair, especially considering how often their work is superior, both technically and aesthetically, to anything mass-produced or even to work by boutique woodwork companies.

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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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