Spiraling Stairs Around the New ATAH Art Space

Shanghai-based studio ATAH recently designed a captivating art center in a commercial complex in the Chinese city of Shaoxing.  ATAH wanted to create a building that would draw people towards it, so they developed the building’s cylindrical and spiraling design. The building’s essential element, the spiral staircase, winds up and around the building’s central core and connects […]


If you ever felt perversely engaged with architectural detail and a stair’s tread, you are not alone. In fact, you are in good company with the creator and readers of STAIR PORN, a blog that makes us smile each time we read it. After the novelty of the title wears off, we get very serious about our […]