What do you imagine when you hear the word “staircase”? Architects and designer spend so much time designing stairs, because they are not only a functional component of the house but also one of the most important elements.
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In the project named Casa Rural El Cobijo de la Sonsierra, in Spain, blur arquitectura have created light staircase in the center of the house. On the ground floor, it separates the dining area from the hall, while on the upper levels, the bedrooms and a play room.
Another Spanish design studio, dom arquitectura, have renovated an old barn in Llívia. Then intierior spaces of Housing Rehabilitation in La Cerdanya are connected by a steel staircase.
In France, Hôtel de Sèze offers a mix of styles both in the public areas and in the rooms. The duo Anne Peyroux and Emmanuèle Thisy have introduced here a vibrant staircase, which is 'a feast for the eyes'.
The sculptural staircase is a focal piece that distributes areas in Rehabilitation of an apartment, in Portugal, by CORREIA/RAGAZZI arquitectos. It create, also, on the upper floor, a balcony with a view over the lower floor.
At 17 BLAIR ROAD in Singapore, ONG&ONG Pte Ltd have divided the living and dining spaces by a dramatic geometrical staircase that spans all three levels, that is also another important source of illumination.
Every element within the Tattoo House by Andrew Maynard Architects needed to perform multiple functions for maximum return- hence the kitchen bench becomes part of the stairs, and the screening reflects heat and glare away from the expansive windows.
For Jun Igarashi Architects the staircase is a tool to continue the relationship between the natural environment and the indoor environment in the repository (Japan).
A wooden staircase organizes the three levels of the Zé House by PARATELIER.
The wooden panels also used for concrete casting imprint their texture to the continuous surface of the exterior facades, giving them a natural pine vein relief.