Inspirational Small Spaces: Alternating Tread Stairs

Inspirational Small Spaces: Alternating Tread Stairs

Allison Verdoorn
Oct 14, 2010

Small spaces present many challenges for homeowners and good design emerges when those challenges are used as opportunities for creativity. Alternating tread stairs provide a way to move from floor to floor when the spaces is tight and steap. Check out these inspirational stairways after the jump.

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1 Georgous diagonal alternating tread stairs, from Arkitektkontor make a huge statement in a tiny space.
2 Minimalist ladder stairs, spotted over at Contractor Talk graphically carry both you and your eye up the space.
3 Industrial metal alternating tread stairs, featured in Dwell act as sculpture in an small open area in the loft.
4 Cantelevered stairs seem to fold out of the wall, in the he Büro.Loft F27 featured at Architonic.
5 Stairs in the XXS House, by Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti tread lightly in a tiny space.

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