Stepping Up Stair Safety: Seven Universal Design Concepts
Stairs are a necessity in buildings; they provide a path from one level to another level under normal conditions and an exit path under emergency conditions.
Prompting Sustainable Behaviour
One of the many human traits inhibiting sustainable behaviour is our tendency to forget.
Dramatic Staircases Make for Healthy Spaces
Architects are returning to the visual grandeur of staircases in buildings in a bid to get people moving.
Defining Slip Resistant, Non-skid and Non-slip
This year’s release of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2014 and its application in May, as with every year, brings a number of changes.
Three Radical Approaches to Structural Stairs
Three new feature staircases at the world-famous New Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg cut to the essence of consulting engineering.
Jellyfish House is Focused on Water Inside and Out
A home in Marbella, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain offers views of the sea while sunbathing or swimming in its rooftop glass-bottom pool.
Fusing Architecture and Health: Opt for Stairs over Lifts
The ever-evolving world of architecture is in the midst of a movement to promote individual health and well-being.
Stairs Climb to New Prominence as Multifunctional Spaces
A new trend sees staircases being designed as multifunctional areas, creating new spaces that offer people the opportunity to do more than just travel from one...