10 Modern Staircases You Won’t Complain About Running Up and Down

                                You may recall that we have a thing for staircases, as evidenced <a href="https://design-milk.com/20-beautiful-modern-staircases/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">here</a> and <a href="https://design-milk.com/stairs-revisited-another-12-modern-staircases/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">here</a>. New ones are popping up all the time which made us continue the hunt for more. It didn&#8217;t take long before stumbling upon these 10 modern staircases that we&#8217;d love to run up and down all day. Take a look!
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                                Located in Peru, <a href="http://martindulanto.com/proyecto/casa-blanca/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Casa Blanca</a> was designed by <a href="http://martindulanto.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Martín Dulanto</a> with not only floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels that disappear to turn the interior into an open air space, but with an eye-popping, spiral orange staircase that connects all the floors.

Photo by Tim Soar

The four-story Modern Mews house was renovated by Coffey Architects and includes this narrow turning oak staircase that comes to an end with a small set of concrete stairs at the bottom. The concrete structure also doubles as a fireplace on the ground floor.

Photo by Hiroyuki Oki

While these all-white
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Artery Residence: A Home in Kansas City Designed for an Art Collector’s Extensive Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/artery-residence-a-home-in-kansas-city-designed-for-an-art-collectors-extensive-collection/hufft_artery_house-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Hufft_Artery_House-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Artery Residence: A Home in Kansas City Designed for an Art Collector&#8217;s Extensive Collection" /></a>
                                When two contemporary art collectors in Kansas City, Missouri, wanted to build a new house to exhibit their extensive collection, they looked to <a href="http://hufft.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hufft</a> to make it happen. The couple had been collecting art, including paintings, photography, and sculpture, over the course of 20 years and that required a sub-grade gallery space, the new &#8220;heart: of the home, with proper lighting and climate control to display it. While a good portion of the art resides in the gallery, the rest is displayed in the other hallways and atriums, or &#8220;arteries&#8221;, which is how the home got its name – the <a href="http://hufft.com/project/artery-residence/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Artery Residence</a>.
The exterior displays its own share of artwork with large-scale sculptures installed around the garden. The upper level houses five bedrooms – one for the homeowners, two for their children, and two additional for houseguests. Aluminum louvers help shade the interior. The limestone clad ground level contains the
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A Bungalow in Sydney Gets a Dramatic, Pavilion-Like Addition

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-bungalow-in-sydney-gets-a-dramatic-pavilion-like-addition/christopherpollyarchitect_binaryhouse-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/ChristopherPollyArchitect_BinaryHouse-0-810x708.jpg" alt="A Bungalow in Sydney Gets a Dramatic, Pavilion-Like Addition" /></a>
                                The <a href="https://christopherpolly.com/projects/binary-house"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Binary House</a> project began as a 1960&#8217;s yellow brick bungalow in Woolooware, Sydney, Australia, that was transformed by <a href="https://christopherpolly.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Christopher Polly Architect</a> to include a dramatic, pavilion-like addition in the back. While the original house keeps it&#8217;s private front character, the back opens up and expands into the green yard to elevate the homeowners&#8217; outdoor lifestyle.
The original home contains bedrooms and service areas but with newly installed vaulted skylights that visually enlarge the spaces. The pavilion features a double height living room with an adjacent dining room and kitchen with an open sitting room above. Glass walls disappear, expanding the open living space into the backyard. The addition connects to the bungalow by way of a hallway that continues through to the front door. Newly formed courtyards between both structures provide additional natural light and ventilation. Photography by Brett Boardman Photography.
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Austin’s Vista Residence Is Built Around a Sculptural, Three-Story Staircase

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/austins-vista-residence-is-built-around-a-sculptural-three-story-staircase/vista-residence-miro-rivera-1a/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Vista-Residence-Miro-Rivera-1a-810x540.jpg" alt="Austin&#8217;s Vista Residence Is Built Around a Sculptural, Three-Story Staircase" /></a>
                                Located in Austin, Texas, the <a href="https://www.mirorivera.com/vista-residence/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Vista Residence</a> is a modern, three-story home that&#8217;s built around a sculptural staircase that took 8 months to fabricate. The material choices for the exterior are exposed concrete, metal, and concrete panels which vary in shades of grey and make for minimal maintenance in the future. <a href="https://www.mirorivera.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Miró Rivera Architects</a> designed the home around dense vegetation which results in an irregular perimeter that reveals itself upon further inspection.

Photo by Miró Rivera Architects

A long paved path within two concrete walls welcomes visitors to the front door. Floor-to-ceiling windows make for a dramatic foyer as it almost feels like it’s outdoors.

Photo by Ibai Rigby

A bridge-like hallway overlooks an open, double-height courtyard below and leads to the master suite. The labor-intensive staircase is a focal point that appears different at every turn and viewpoint. It is made from 5/8″ thick plate steel with white oak wood treads
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A U-Shaped House in Osaka That Opens up to a Green Landscape

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-u-shaped-house-in-osaka-that-opens-up-to-a-green-landscape/mita-house-horibe-associates-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Mita-House-Horibe-Associates-1-810x540.jpg" alt="A U-Shaped House in Osaka That Opens up to a Green Landscape" /></a>
                                Surrounded by nature, the <a href="https://horibeassociates.com/works/mita/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">House in Mita</a> is a residential project designed by <a href="https://horibeassociates.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Horibe Associates</a> that spans 84.64-square-meters. The U-shaped house is located in the southern part of Osaka, Japan, with a wooded area facing them and crops of rice plants growing nearby that help add an element of privacy.
The exterior is clad in metal corrugated panels, as is the roof, for a cohesive yet minimalist feel. The home was designed with a U-shaped layout which offers an interior courtyard for a more private outdoor space. It also creates a connection between the rooms that wrap around it. A massive window in the main living area opens up to the courtyard framing views of the green rice plants while allowing natural light to enter the house. A single tree is planted in the center of the courtyard providing a view of nature from each room. The main living space
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Grimshaw Designs a Tiny Home That’s Affordable, Sustainable, and Relocatable

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/grimshaw-designs-a-tiny-home-thats-affordable-sustainable-and-relocatable/grimshaw-nestd-tiny-house-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Grimshaw-Nestd-tiny-house-1-810x680.jpg" alt="Grimshaw Designs a Tiny Home That&#8217;s Affordable, Sustainable, and Relocatable" /></a>
                                <a href="https://grimshaw.global/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Grimshaw</a> recently went small for a very good cause – preventing youth homelessness. The architecture practice designed its first tiny home for <a href="https://nestdhomes.com.au/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Nestd<img src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/2122.png" alt="™" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></a>, a charitable organization of <a href="https://www.kuc.org.au/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Kids Under Cover</a> that supports homeless youth in Australia. <a href="https://grimshaw.global/projects/the-peak/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">The Peak</a>, which spans 32.5-square-meters, is one of three tiny homes available and the prefab unit was designed to be affordable, sustainable, and able to move to a new location, all while containing everything one would need in a modern home.
The single-story house feels much larger thanks to a double-height corner entrance that’s outfitted with large windows that let in lots of natural light. The exterior is clad in dark metal wall cladding and sustainably sourced timber LVL which offers a classic modern contrast. Inside, the surfaces are clad in a natural finished wood for a warm, timeless finish. A cube-like structure houses a kitchen, bathroom, laundry, bedroom, and seating
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