It’s hard to explain why, but there’s something so addicting about the perfect shapes of the spiral stairs that it’s hard to take your eyes off them. Interestingly, spiral staircases were introduced relatively late into the architecture due to their complex helical structure. Although first examples date back to 5th century BC, it wasn’t until the Trajan’s Column, erected in Rome in 113 AD, that this space-saving element won itself a place in Roman architecture. Without further ado, take a look at this mesmerizing selection of spiral stairs from all around the world!
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If you happen to be building a house, and it’s going to be higher than one floor, you’ll probably need a staircase. What do you imagine when you hear the word “staircase”? Let me guess.. You see this very basic staircase shape that a 5 year old would draw, right? But why not go beyond that?