More stories about Staircases

  • tread heavily

    A double supporting structure in painted or stainless steel looks great and holds more (400kg per square meter) than most modular stairs, says the company.

  • pipe dream

    Architect David Weingarten's brainstorm is now a patented prefab circular stair that's about half the cost of custom. Using a 3-foot-diameter steel pipe as supporting stringer and railing makes for easy installation.

  • holey rail

    graybeal architects: McNichols' perforated metal comes in various hole patterns, gauges, materials, and sizes. In this case, architect Doug Graybeal incorporated it into a stair rail.

  • Fun with Stairs

    The wonderful thing about designing a stair is the opportunity it presents for playfulness.