Monocle explores the often overlooked staircase in short film "The Beauty of Stairs"

Stairs can be beautiful too.

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  • · Posted 7 months Ago
  •  BY Jack Lowe

Although they're often overlooked by both architects and the public, when done right, a staircase can have a truly dramatic effect on the overall feel of a building. As Monocle points out, "they have the ability to trigger conversations, provide a sense of arrival, and dazzle with ingenuity", so why are the so commonly ignored?

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In this short film, Monocle takes us to some of its favourite staircases and discusses the impact they have on their surroundings.

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