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Impossible objects #19: Wall Stairs

strange-stair-2.jpgI’m not obsessed with stairways (though there’s evidence to the contrary here and here and here) but here’s another one that caught my eye. Room had to be made in Impossible Objects for these strange stairs.

They are produced by Swedish architects TAF, and I’ll dub them the Wall Stairs. Steps would never look so steep at the end of a very long and tiring day. At first glance they deny, rather than give, access… But hey, they save on space.

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