Stair / Friedrich-Mielke-Institut für Scalalogie ; Stephan Trüby, Rem Koolhaas, Irma Boom
By: Trüby, Stephan.
Contributor(s): Koolhaas, Rem | Boom, Irma | Friedrich Mielke Institut für Scalalogie.Material type: BookSeries: Elements of architecture ; 12.Publisher: Venecia : Marsilio, 2014Description: 308 p. : il. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9788831720199; 9788891013040 .Subject(s): Escaleras | Historia | ArquitecturaDDC classification: 721 Online resources: Ver vista previa Summary: The diktat of the 15th century architectural theorist Leon Battista Alberti – “the fewer staircases that are in a house, and the less room they take up, the more convenient they are esteem’d” – has proven to be a prophesy for the contemporary condition of the stair, considered dangerous – safety requirements limit ambitions – and possibly endangered, only still in existence in order to fulfill the requirement of having an exit strategy… though the stair may be making something of a comeback as an aid to fitness and an energy-saving alternative to the elevator.
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Accompanying the exhibition elements of architecture at the 2014 Venice architecture biennale.