Bleacher-style seating, traditionally found at sports grounds, is increasingly popping up inside and over the top of office spaces and public buildings. The stairs designed for sitting on feature in Snøhetta's newly-opened SFMOMA extension and on Napur Architect's skateboard-ramp design for a Budapest museum. We've added these and more of the best examples to a new Pinterest board.
Readers were up in arms this week about a folded steel staircase, which they claimed were missing a crucial handrail. Our latest Pinterest board is dedicated to similarly extreme staircase design, from cantilevered wooden treads "as thin as plates" to a conceptual flight of steps attached midway up a skyscraper.
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