15 Staircase Wood Railing Metal Tread Design Photos And Ideas

Staircase-VILLA CP
The steel stair treads delicately land atop a white brick base. A brass handrail completes the circulation.
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.
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Gothenburg, Sweden
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
A steel spiral staircase efficiently links all three floors. With no interior doors, Yurika can keep an ear on the shop from upstairs while maintaining the privacy of her home with the help of the vertical distance.
Stair to Roof

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.