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Stepping Up Stair Safety: Seven Universal Design Concepts
Business
Tuesday September 13 2016

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
Green
Thursday April 23 2015

Prompting Sustainable Behaviour

One of the many human traits inhibiting sustainable behaviour is our tendency to forget.

Dramatic Staircases Make for Healthy Spaces
Commercial
Tuesday April 14 2015

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
Commercial
Monday September 29 2014

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
Structural
Thursday January 30 2014

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
Residential
Wednesday January 15 2014

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
Commercial
Tuesday November 26 2013

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
Commercial
Thursday November 14 2013

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...