11 Stunning Spiral Staircases
By Kristie Garrell
If any architectural element knows how to make a statement, it’s this one. Check out these 11 stunning spiral staircases in houses, apartments, offices, and retail and hospitality projects around the globe.
The dramatic spiral staircase coils up a burnt-orange enclosure at one end of the lobby.
In the center’s ceramic-tiled lobby, fiberglass-reinforced gypsum board swirls upward to wrap the staircase enclosure, where porthole-like openings are fitted with transparent vinyl film.
A grand elliptical staircase connects the three floors of this city house.
The central hall staircase is a swooping plaster-surfaced elliptical one with a new window at the landing that looks out to New England foliage.
A wrought-iron spiral staircase links the ground level to the observation platforms.
Bamboo was CNC-milled to form the stair balustrade.
A coppered iron staircase spirals through the center of the pharmacy.
The atrium staircase veneered in eucalyptus is meant to resemble a single, monumental curled wood shaving.
The staircases and bridges connect office levels with the penthouse restaurant and roof terrace.
Monitors looping video art by Yorame Mevorach Oyoram line the stairwell.
The sky lobby staircase is on floor 70, paired with Patricia Urquiola sofas.