10 Architecturally Wondrous Staircases

By: Modhomeecteacher Feb 23, 2011

A friend forwarded me one of those emails her husband got at work. It was full of photos of amazing staircases plus some strange magic eye type puzzles. Being the visual person that I am, I became completely fixated on the staircases and even went so far as to search for more and more visually indulging photos of creative staircases. I couldn't get enough. Who thinks of these designs? 

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Amazing all the staircase pics is just amazing, I mean what creativity you cannot decide which one is best, and all designs are unique. Simply Great!

Stumbleupon git me here and I'd just like to add that staircase #2 (teh red one) is Lello Library, in Porto, Portugal.
http://www.visitalltheworld.com/blog/archives/tag/lello-library

You may like some of the ones i've knocked up over the last few years.... If you do and want to see more let me know http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150400046685621.630417.755990620&type=3

Another Cool Staircase, this one lights up

LumaGrip Boujis London

We have a few designs you maybe interested in at http://www.stairbox.com/staircasegallery.html

This really made my day! Thanks for the added links everyone.

Excellent, I have lost my words to describe..........

I love staring at stairs

All of them are amazing! This is what I like.

Great collection! here is one more for you :) Art Gallery of Ontario by Gehry

you should check out stairporn.org

 

im not joking...this is actually a great resource for stair photos

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I think one of the most overlooked staircases in the world is the staircase in the Notre Dame Basilica...seen here http://blog.petaflop.de/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/basilica-basilique-notre-dame-interior-innenraum-altar-montreal-canada-kanada-dscn7435.jpg

It's great! I've never seen such stairs! Wonderfu!

There you go! By Alessandro Mendini of course... ;)

More from Groningen http://www.flickr.com/photos/cees2009/4056306768/

Staircase #10 is located in the Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico and has two 360 degree turns and no visible means of support.

some of the private stairs shown are intentionally dangerous to mock the building codes and injure the stupid rich people who would have them.

Got a Tweet that # 5 staircase is Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia.

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