Wood In Architecture Issue 2, 2018

14 ISSUE 2 • 2018 • WOOD IN ARCHITECTURE BIG PICTURE FLIGHTS OF FANCY As old as mankind, stairs are integral to daily life. They can suggest journeys, link two levels together, and can be constructed in various ways, like a spiral shape or the more traditional straightforward steps. Found in today’smodern homes all the way to ancient temples, these steps carry us all somewhere. However, some architects have decided on wood to heighten enjoyment, making climbing stairs less of an arduous journey and more of a pleasurable one.