Top 10 Sexy Staircases

There’s something sexy about staircases: the curvy lines, the abstract geometry, the drama they add to a room! Stairs belong to some of the oldest architectural structures in the world, dating all the way back to 6000 BC. Since then they have captivated the imaginations of countless architects and artists, including Oscar Niemeyer and Olafur Eliasson, who have taken a stab in exploring the sheer endless variations in styles and shapes. Even movie directors can’t resist their seductive magic: think of the many films in which stairs played a crucial part in the plot, from Vertigo and Gone with the Wind to Scarface and Kill Bill.

10.

Itamaraty Palace (The Ministry of External Relations)
Brasilia, Brazil
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer

9.

Glass Concept Home
Milan, Italy
Designed by Santambrogiomilano Group

8.

Upper West Side Apartment
New York, USA
Designed by Caliper Studio

7.

“Umschreibung” (Rewriting) installation inside courtyard of office building
Munich, Germany
Designed by Olafur Eliasson

6.

Casa 11 Mujeres (11 Women House)
Santiago, Chile
Designed by Mathias Klotz

5.

Longchamp Store
New York, USA
Designed by Heatherwick Studio

4.

Maison NW
Saint-Ouen, France
Designed by Nathalie Wolberg Architecture

3.

Middlepark House 2
Middle Park, Australia
Designed by Chamberlain Javens Architects

2.

Escalier Origamique (Origami Stairs) in contemporary furniture store
Nantes, France
Designed by Metalobil

1.

Fuencarral-El Pardo Police Station
Fuencarral-El Pardo, Spain
Designed by Voluar Arquitectura

BONUS PROJECT!


Convair Astronautics (1958)
Designed by Pereira & Luckman Architects
San Diego, USA

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