Norwegian architect Tron Meyer has designed a stunning spiral staircase manufactured by his company, Risa Meyer, and produced in Norway from local timber. It is made entirely from laminated wood carved into curving steps that optimise the space for walking on. The design is a sustainable alternative for more standard staircases made of concrete or steel.

“We looked at conventions like the narrow part of the step along the core, and asked us how we could make it into a valuable part of our design,” explained Meyer. “The staircase becomes a balanced dialogue between absolute needs of function and an optimal construction using wood.” says Meyer.

You can choose your own staircase from pine, spruce, ash or oak, and it can be customized to suit your space. “We chose materials that combine strength, surface and colours that meet our standards of quality,” Meyer told Dezeen. “To us, wood is a kind of magical material with a great variation of qualities, grown straight from the ground.”

You can read more about the Meyer’s staircase here.

Photos: Rumi Baumann via Dezeen

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