Tag: stairs

Dec 8, 2012

The Famous Chand Baori Stepwell in India

The Famous Chand Baori Stepwell in India

Chand Baori is a famous stepwell located in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated opposite of the Harshat Mata Temple and was constructed in the 9th century. Chand Baori consits of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 storeys. It extends approximately 100 ft into the ground…

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Jun 14, 2012

8 Amazing Examples of Ramps Blended Into Stairs

8 Amazing Examples of Ramps Blended Into Stairs

Ramps can sometimes present challenges for designers and architects. They are useful (and sometimes required by law) for strollers, wheelchairs and any device with wheels for that matter. Aesthetically, they can sometimes be cumbersome and out of place with the rest of the design. In the gallery below we explore a series of ramps…

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