Glass Staircases

How To Maximize Daylight Without Scrimping On Design

Natural light not only makes a home feel lighter and brighter, but also bigger and more welcoming. Then there are the health benefits that are afforded by more natural light. Improved mood, improved sleep, boosted vitamin D storage and healthier eye development are all plus points associated with being exposed (within reason) to more natural …

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This All-Glass Staircase Is An Engineering Marvel Of Standing Tension

Cantilevered with a 2500-lb glass wall, and perfectly-aligned smooth edges, this all-glass staircase is an engineering marvel of standing tension. Located below grade in the Olympic Tower on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, the staircase connects visitors to the Onassis Cultural Center. The challenge was to design and fabricate a minimalist staircase with strict structural …

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