Stair of the Week: Folded Stair by Kevin Low

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Malaysian architect Kevin Low likes small projects; after working around the world on everything from master plans to high end condos, he still designs mailboxes. The folded stair was designed to bring natural daylight into the middle of a long, narrow property.

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"An added design task was created: the stair had to seemingly float in the space of its bounding walls. The solution was found in perforated steel sheets, cut to width and folded to the dimensions of treads and risers for the provision of structural integrity.

The folded stair was suspended between the stair walls by mild steel pins located at the junctions where each tread met the top of their associated riser."

kevin low stair looking up photo

I love the transparency. ::Small Projects by Kevin Low via ::Daily Dose of Architecture
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