Glass Staircase

The New York Times 5.8.08

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All-glass stairs can be a great solution for flooding an older building with light — or it can be a terrifying exercise in acrophobia. The New York Times looks at some Victorian-era homes in London that have been transformed by glass stairs and light wells. Included is an anecdote of a woman who refused to descend a glass staircase...

Check out the impressive photos and the full scoop (including average prices) in the story: Architects in Glass Houses.

Image: Gavin Jackson/Arcaid for The New York Times