When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures.
From cantilevered wooden treads “as thin as plates” to a conceptual flight of steps attached midway up a skyscraper, the latest stories about noteworthy…
Similar ideas popular now
Two steep staircases meet at a small triangular platform.
The form appears to shift as visitors move around it.
Architectuur Maken has created a sculptural staircase called De Niewe Herdgang.
Tall bookshelves fold around the oak staircase at Book Tower House, a north London home renovated and extended by Platform 5 Architects.
Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio built interlocking laminated pine boards that slot together to form latticed shelving units from the floor to the ceiling of this home in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Office Interior Design
Used Office Furniture
A Jenga-like workspace was formed from stacked timber beams in this converted barn in West Flanders, Belgium.
New Kitchen Interior
A converted Belgian barn and a pine-lined house in Japan are among the residential interiors featured in our latest lookbook, which contains homes defined by staircases that incorporate bookshelves.
Places Around The World
Around The Worlds
The Louis-Hébert building includes an extension to an existing apartment building.
Kitchen Wall Cabinets
Kitchen Cupboard Doors
Living Room Windows
The apartment is situated in a 1990s attic extension of the original building, which dates from the first half of the 19th century.
Windows And Doors
Self Build Houses
Danish architect and developer Tommy Rand built a house for himself and his family on the outskirts of the city of Aarhus in Denmark.
Small Utility Room
The extra-wide oak staircase in this renovated east London terraced house, designed by Paolo Cossu Architects, uses two different sizes of tread to double as a place to sit and read.
Indoor Outdoor Bathroom
Tato Architects divided this small, three-storey house in Osaka into no fewer than 16 different floor levels to make it feel larger.
An angular steel staircase inspired by artist MC Escher's trompe l'oeuil-paintings crosses through this Montreal residence renovated by Naturehumaine.
This guardless cast-concrete staircase spirals between the floors of an austere seaside house in Japan's Hiroshima Prefecture, designed by Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates.
The aptly named Stairway House in Tokyo, designed by Nendo, is dominated by a huge faux staircase running from the back garden right through its glazed facade and sweeping steeply right up to the roof.
Three sets of central staircases finished in greenish-blue resin divide the space inside this house in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, designed by Archipelago Architects Studio.
The interior has a wooden finish.
This guardless staircase juxtaposes the cubic concrete forms of the House in Akitsu, which overlooks a seaside spot near the city of Higashihiroshima.
This wood-lined staircase sits at the heart of the cross-shaped plan of House Dede, which OYO Architects completed on the site of an old barn in Drongen.
Two Storey House
More than 600 pieces of CNC-cut plywood were glued together by hand to build this spiral staircase, located in the house that architect Tommy Rand designed for his family in Denmark.
Built In Bookcase
This self-supporting, fluorescent orange staircase twists up through the centre of the Casa Blanca residence in Lima to connect all three of its levels.
Casual Family Rooms
Living Room Arrangements
Wooden panels line this helical staircase, which Marcos Bertoldi Arquitetos created as a sculptural centrepiece for the double-height living room at Casa Thomé Beira in the south of Brazil.
Arquitetura Nacional suspended this sculptural black staircase from the upper floor of an apartment in Porto Alegre so that its base doesn't touch the floor.
Dark Green Walls
Blue paint forms a faux balustrade in the stairwell.