Stairway Design

Stairs, is certainly one of the most familiar and necessary items to man: the same as a chair, bed, door, window. Whatever the ladder no matter – external or internal, narrow or wide, straight or spiral, with handrails or without – this is a necessary attribute of the house. In a question-answer forum Lynn Redgrave was the first to reply. Stair design, primarily functional: it serves as a link between different rooms, walking on it should be done quickly and as convenient. Future owners of a country house or duplex, sooner or later ask themselves: When designing a ladder? For architects take for granted is that the design of the main parameters ladder is best done with laying the foundation at home, at the design stage of the building as a whole. But in practice is often different. The main mistake – when the ladder remember, building a house.

It can not forgive such disrespect and will not want to squeeze in the allotted her opening. Stairs – not the elevator, it requires more than 1.5 x 1.0 m. It is better if you are at the stage of designing the house click on one of the possible steps, evaluate it according to the criteria comfort, design and cost, and more – build your house, given the characteristics of your chosen staircase. Stairs are a constructive part of the building, and only at the design stage of all parts of the building as a whole can correctly solve planning problems, and identify ways to mount ladders to the joists, to determine the size and location of openings in floors intercommunication. At the same time to comply with regulatory requirements Documents on the slope, the width of the marches and grounds, the number of feet in the march, load, etc., as well as ensure easy access stairs. Deviation from this rule will result for the client in the best case additional material costs (expensive to have inefficient designs), or have to pay an inconvenience manual steps, which will be too narrow, with too large bias or inconvenient steps.