Cantilever ‘Floating’ Staircases
The cantilever staircase might sound elaborate, but in theory it is just a flight of stairs running up an inside or outside wall although it is the engineering hidden away that make it look simple.
A cantilever ‘floating’ stair beam anchors at only one end allowing the protruding construction to overhang without any external bracing.
A Cantilever structure is most found within building structures, towers, bridges and aircraft. Canal incorporate the same principle into a floating staircase design but also creates a slender contemporary solution.
The simplistic design of the overhanging tread has allowed our designers to create some very striking but design concepts.
Canal can also apply the cantilever design to a wide range of staircase designs in any residential interior as well as commercial environments.
- Quarter Turn
- Half turn
The transformation from a standard stair into one that needs no support underneath or between the treads creates a vision of open space. In addition the seamless ‘floating’ appearance that is aesthetically pleasing and enhances the natural light flow within any environment.
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