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Rasmus Hjortshoj, Timothy Soar- GB Mundford, Iwan Baan

Our Favourites: Three Dynamic Staircases

We show you three exciting staircases that cause a stir with their sculptural appearance: the Camp Adventure observation tower in Denmark, a striking staircase in London and the double helix staircase of the stage set for Fidelio in Vienna.

Sculptural Staircase: Camp Adventure by Effekt

In the Gisselfeld Klosters Forest, Effekt is building the eagerly awaited Camp Adventure observation tower. A structure of weathered steel and local oak wood forms the sculptural staircase.

Client: Camp Adventure
Architecture: EFFEKT
Location: Denderupvej 9A, 4690 Haslev (DK)

Striking Staircase: London's Magnetic Fields

The Gateway Pavilions were the first project completed for Knight Dragon on the Greenwich Peninsula in 2014.

Client: Knight Dragon
Architecture: Marks Barfield Architects
Location: Greenwich (GB)

An Impossible Staircase: Stage Design for Fidelio by Barkow Leibinger

To mark Beethoven's 250th birthday, Christoph Waltz staged Fidelio for the Theater an der Wien. In close collaboration with the director, the Berlin-New York architects Barkow Leibinger developed the stage design: Four twisted and distorted spiral surfaces form a double helix staircase that fills the entire stage space.

Client: Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, Theater an der Wien
Architecture: Barkow Leibinger
Lighting design: Henry Braham
Location: Theater an der Wien, Vienna (AT)

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