How to specify stylish and safe circular staircases
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My favourite description of the process of designing a staircase is that it is 'a mathematical solution to the problem of moving safely from one floor level to the next' (coined by Kevin Jones, Technical Consultant for Archwood Limited t/a Richard Burbidge).
All stair users want to feel safe, but there's a growing awareness among homeowners of the elegance and beauty a 'feature' staircase can provide. And the most stylish of feature staircases, with its smooth flowing lines sweeping gracefully from one floor level to the next, is undoubtedly the bespoke circular staircase.
Article from Timber 2016 Industry Yearbook
Kevin Underwood summarises the features of good stair design.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013
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