Unique Modern Staircase Design In Longchamp Store New York
If you happen to be visiting a New York’s Longchamp Store you’ll find this amazing staircase design. This award winning staircase design is a work result of Heatherwick Studio a London based design studio. Won AIA Top Honour award among several award in 2006 , this unusual staircase took six month to build
It’s balustrade was formed using sophisticated windscreen technology, creating a wavy fluid sheet of glass instead of the usual flatness. Its clever design also made this staircase easy to decorate, quoting from the designer page,
The magnetic properties of the landscape stair enable movable lights and display stands to be attached with high-strength magnets. The transparent balustrades are fabricated using aerospace windscreen technology to create a series of individually formed panels that drape with the fluidity of fabric.
Albeit its modern aproach design , apparantly this wavy staircase design could create an uncomfortable feeling for some. What do you think of this contemporary staircase design ?