Stairs, Steps and Ramps (Paperback)

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Stairs, Steps and Ramps (Paperback)


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Stairs, Steps and Ramps is a standard reference on the planning and design principles of staircase construction, supported by technical data and case studies of outstanding examples from around the world.

Stairs are a fundamental and universal feature of buildings. Alan Blanc, who has had a lifetime's obsession with stairs and steps, has provided a definitive reference source that bridges the aesthetic and practical aspects of staircase design. The book is extensively detailed with working drawings and photographs. The historical review and international case studies should inspire and give pleasure to the reader.

Extensively detailed with working drawings and photographs
Discusses construction methods using a variety of materials
Examines the influence of new technology on vertical circulation.

Product Details ISBN: 9780750615266
ISBN-10: 0750615265
Publisher: Architectural Press
Publication Date: March 14th, 1996
Pages: 192
Language: English