Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando made the list with a pair of giant, concrete helical staircases that twist around the centre of the He Art Museum in Guangdong, China. The staircases are housed in a central courtyard and spiral upwards to connect all four floors.
The roundup also includes a staircase that doubles as a climbing wall and a flower-like staircase with petal-shaped steps.
Other stories in this week's newsletter include Zaha Hadid Architects withdrawing from climate action network Architects Declare, a lightweight wheelchair with an adjustable centre of gravity and the newly completed Humao Museum of Art and Education in China.
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