Extraordinary Staircases: Around the World

The Netherlands:

Designed by Zecc Architecten with engineered material made from compressed wooden strands - this staircase was created to transform an old water tower into an observation point overlooking a Dutch national parl. There are three staircases in the building which lead visitors to a viewing platform 45 metres above the ground.

Designed by Zecc Architecten with engineered material made from compressed wooden strands - this staircase was created to transform an old water tower into an observation point overlooking a Dutch national parl. There are three staircases in the building which lead visitors to a viewing platform 45 metres above the ground.

London, UK:

This cartoon-style wood grain prints on the staircase of this home in London was designed by Richard Woods - The rainbow of colours applied to the stairs inject some of the artist’s character into the design.

This cartoon-style wood grain prints on the staircase of this home in London was designed by Richard Woods - The rainbow of colours applied to the stairs inject some of the artist’s character into the design.

Australia:

Many architects and designers were involved in designing this interior staircase at the Canberra Hotel’s lobby. It features grand staircases surrounded by thousands of recycled wood panels. Each staircase step is made up of laminated timber that’s camouflaged against wooden strips fixed to the ceiling, floor and walls.

Many architects and designers were involved in designing this interior staircase at the Canberra Hotel’s lobby. It features grand staircases surrounded by thousands of recycled wood panels. Each staircase step is made up of laminated timber that’s camouflaged against wooden strips fixed to the ceiling, floor and walls.

Cancun, Mexico:

Destined for a home without children, this open layout home holds a raw concrete staircase that connects the first and second floors. Designed by a Mexico studio – Warm Architects – the staircase twists back on itself so that it appears to be made up of two parts.

Destined for a home without children, this open layout home holds a raw concrete staircase that connects the first and second floors. Designed by a Mexico studio – Warm Architects – the staircase twists back on itself so that it appears to be made up of two parts.

35 Wabash, Toronto:

Designed by Zinc Developments - this sleek wooden staircase with a working space underneath is integrated into the room’s modern design without adding clutter. With Zinc’s progressive design and forward thinking, we’re developing step by step.

Designed by Zinc Developments - this sleek wooden staircase with a working space underneath is integrated into the room’s modern design without adding clutter. With Zinc’s progressive design and forward thinking, we’re developing step by step.