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The chandelier in the stairwell was custom-designed by Esque Studio.
Given Lima’s dry climate, the architects were able to introduce clever indoor-outdoor gestures such as an open stairwell, and semicovered walkways that allow the trees to provide cover.
Entering the apartment from the street level, guests meet a dramatic, three-story atrium and a feature staircase. A glass balustrade heightens the effect.
“From the day we got our house, I knew exactly how I wanted it done,” says Mia Dalgas, who led the renovation of her family’s 1880s home in Copenhagen’s Potato Rows district. One of the biggest transformations was the addition of a glass-enclosed lacquered wood staircase.
In staircase, large spans of glazing frame views to the slopes beyond.  Wood Stair treads and a steel guardrail modernize the circulation space.  A George Nelson bench sits below the window, decorated by a Ohio Design Blocky.
The materials throughout the house are durable and are meant to make people feel genuinely relaxed. Mcllwee explains, “It’s not a tremendously big house, but it’s mesmerizing.”
Across from the entrance is the main staircase, which leads to the bedrooms.
At the top of the stairs, an Ib Kofod-Larsen rocker sits in the master bedroom
The enclosed green ramp.
A floating staircase, with distant views into the back garden.
Large windows by Alumilex and an operable Velux skylight—with built-in rain sensor to automatically close it in case of unexpected showers—flood the home with light. A glass wall surrounding the staircase reflects a chalk mural by artist Tyson Bodnarchuk.
A grand staircase leads to the second level the home also features an elevator.
In the Denmark home of designer Eglantine Charrier, original 1920s windows and moldings meet modern accessories like a black Caravaggio pendant lamp by Cecilie Manz for Lightyears.
White-oak stairs connect the first-floor living spaces with the upstairs sleeping areas.
The wood framed stair extends from the entry space to the rooftop terrace, connecting all levels and spaces.  Lit from above, daylight splashes against each floor level.
Polished concrete tiles and a wooden bench furnish the entry space.  Light from above falls down onto the greenery, drawing the outdoors in.
Wood, carpet, glass, and concrete: the entryway is a nexus of material and textures.
Crowning the interior hallway is a Louis Poulsen PH Artichoke pendant, designed in 1958. The narrow apertures were designed to funnel the ocean breeze, contributing to the home’s passive cooling program. The walls are covered in American Clay, which helps to control humidity.
A detail shot of the stair, which spirals up and down throughout the house.
The second-floor family room is fronted by an L-shaped staircase with an opaque guardrail that provides some privacy for the front facade.
From the second level of the house, Griffin climbs the stairs his own way.
During construction, Trejos and her team had to trim part of the cedar tree. They utilized the excess wood for stairs and in other parts of the home, including the bathrooms.
The hallway’s matte-white paint is a crisp backdrop to refurbished details like the balustrade.
A staircase leads to a roof deck with striking views.
The firm also designed a slatted screen next to the staircase.
On the first floor, a gentle ramp ensures accessibility to common areas; all passageways are at least three feet wide. “Our goal was to accommodate a wheelchair without having the house feel designed differently at all,” says principal Lisa Gray. The builder on the project, Scotty McClelland, has known and worked closely with the families for many years.
Beyond the second-floor landing, a garden roof filters rainwater and provides insulation.
The laneway house features Kentwood engineered-wood floors, Cascadia windows, and aluminum-bar grating. The Eames DAX chair is vintage.
Stefan Dunlop and Adrienne Webb repose on their front entrance stairs with their sons Keanu and Kobe.
In London, a brick church's stained glass windows provide a pop of color, in contrast to the surrounding stark white walls and black powder-coated steel spiral stair.
The Lofthaven tree house by ArtisTree
HillSide House in Mill Valley, California
At the top of the stairs, a panorama of the Glen Park neighborhood is revealed.
The architects divided the home into separate floors for sleeping, living, and working. Since the house is situated on a hill that slopes 20 feet from top to bottom, there are plenty of stairs. Those pictured above were crafted using wood salvaged from a 100-year-old bungalow that previously stood on the site.
The entrance is highlighted by a custom walnut door designed by the architect, Jack Hawkins. Cheryl Chenault designed the interiors.
The walls are covered in Graniplast, a tinted acrylic finish. Nathan Pereira Arquitectos y Diseño advised on the facade, floors, and finishes. All the bedrooms are off one hallway; the three children’s rooms were designed by Vanessa Clark.

Whether grand and sweeping, rendered in wood, or a minimalist arrangment of metal and glass, the modern staircase is an example of literally elevated design. With its strong, geometric shape and functional importance, a masterful staircase can serve as the centerpiece of a building. Below are some notable examples of staircases that refuse to be ignored, and the creative tread and railing decisions that comprise them.