Staircases | An Architect Explains

A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. When you think of Stairs, there are hundreds of possibilities in terms of the shapes, the design, the location and the materials that can be used. To help you decide on the best Staircase, an Architect has explained Staircases …..

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Designing A Staircase | An Architect Explains

The designing of Staircases is gaining importance nowadays, as they are very visible and can be a central design feature of a home. Curved, cantilevered, spiral or suspended, in steel, glass, wood, copper or aluminium – infinite possibilities have been opened up by clever design and engineering. As an Architect practising in Bangalore, India, I see the potential to add that ‘wow factor’ to a house using Staircases. So here are some tips on planning a Staircase …..

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Vastu Guidelines For Stairs | An Architect Explains

Staircases not only provide access from one floor to the other, but also help the energy that enters your home, called Prana, to move unobstructed, up and down easily and smoothly. If staircases are not placed properly, they can inhibit the proper flow of energy throughout the home. So to to ensure the smooth flow of Prana up and down stairs, it is worthwhile to read the Vastu Shastra tips for stairs …..

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