Due to their structural bearing capacity steel stairs offer an almost unlimited variety of design options. Therefore, the design of steel stairs in modern architecture no longer concentrates only on functional aspects; steel stairs have increasingly become a creative element of interior design. Because of its high structural capacity steel complies with the stringent static requirements even if the cross sections used are relatively small. Moreover, steel has properties that allow it to be shaped by (cold) rolling. Since 2014 MetallArt steel stairs have been marked with the legally required CE label.
Using the relevant technical know-how and modern machinery steel stairs can be designed as curved or spiralled constructions.
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Steel staircase | Paul Riegel Foundation
The construction of a steel staircase for day-care centres calls for a certain know-how. In rooms where there are children playing an increased caution is necessary. On the part of the staircase constructor special safety precautions must be taken.... mehr >>
Steel stairs | WMD in Ahrensburg
At the office building of WMD in Ahrensburg, an internationally recognised company for business process optimization, these steel stairs present themselves in a straight and convincing design. The panes of the all-glass railing are hold by the stair... mehr >>
Steel Staircase | OLYMP Bezner KG Bietigheim-Bissingen
With modern shirts, ties, polos and knitwear the gentlemen's outfitter OLYMP Bezner KG lifts sophisticated men up to their personal OLYMP. The way up to the OLYMP offices in Bietigheim-Bissingen (Ludwigsburg region) is equally classy: a simple and... mehr >>
Steel Staircase | Medical Centre Dortmund DOC
The Dortmund Medical Centre offers specialist and health care services in the heart of the city. The interior of the building is fitted with a steel staircase extending over two storeys. The self-supported impressive design of the steel staircase... mehr >>
Design Stairs | WTZ III in Heilbronn
On 30 July 2015, the Centre for Science and Technology WTZ III was officially opened in the presence of representatives from science, politics and economy in the business development area "Zukunftspark Wohlgelegen" in Heilbronn. In the centre of the... mehr >>
Folded steel stairs at Hotel LAMAISON in Saarlouis
The historical villa of the former Supreme Administrative Court in Saarlouis has got a new look. Since September 2015 the building has accommodated the 4-star superior hotel LAMAISON. The utmost stylish design of the extraordinary steel stairs is... mehr >>
For the gentlemen's outfitters shop Eckerle in Stuttgart
During the year 2015, MetallArt was one of the firms involved in the renovation of this shop, particularly renowned for its exclusive designer fashion menswear. Since the shop reopened in the autumn of that year, our uniquely designed steel... mehr >>
Glass Railings as Design Elements for Stairs
In discreet white, the stairs are stylish and captivating with a helical glass railing and a gracefully curved underside soffit at the Funky offices in Munich. This prestigious staircase project with an outstanding design satisfies highest technical... mehr >>
Parapet-high steel stringers | Joachim Herz Foundation
This elegant spiral staircase at the Joachim Herz Foundation in Hamburg impresses with its expressive design. Above all the parapet-high flat steel stringers on both sides and and the underside cladding made of steel are the inspiring elements. These... mehr >>
Design in Glass and Steel
The impressive steel stairs with transparent glass treads covers three storeys in the Vector corporate building in Stuttgart. It is a perfect combination of bent box-type stringers, transparent glass treads and an exclusive stainless steel railing.... mehr >>
Steel staircase in the foyer of the LBBW Göppingen
This self-supporting steel staircase presents itsself as a convincing and creative design element in the foyer of the LBBW Bank in Göppingen. The white lacquered box-type stringers of the steel staircase contrast perfectly with the cover of the... mehr >>
Prize for outstanding architecture
In April 2013, the house of science “Haus der Wirtschaft Südhessen” which accommodates the branch office of the Hessian Association of Metal Processing and Electrical Companies “Unternehmerverband der Metall- und Elektrofirmen Südhessen E.V.” in... mehr >>
Steel stairs as an eye-catcher
For the visitors of the public library in Waiblingen these steel stairs certainly are a real eye-catcher. Matching the librarys interior design they present themselves like a sculpture. The white lacquered newel of the steel stairs combined with the... mehr >>
In the centre stage - steel staircase to the gallery
Beside its function as a construction leading to the gallery this rounded steel staircase is an impressive eye-catcher in the spaciously laid out hall. The tread cover and the solid wooden handrail, both made of European oak, contrast perfectly with... mehr >>
Aesthetic Design for Steel
The flamboyant stairs made of L-sections in the foyer of the Volksbank Günzburg have an exclusive design: the curved balustrade out of perforated steel sheet and the wooden handrail manufactured from precious maple wood are the highlights of this... mehr >>
Qualifications | Certifications for steel components
MetallArt belongs to the certified welding specialists and therefore we surely comply with the CE label for steel stairs which has been regulated by law since 01.07.2014. This certificate is used to demonstrate the required design according to DIN EN 1090 that is needed for parts made of steel. As a manufacturer of steel stairs our in-house production control and its regulations must be met and in this context they are regularly reviewed and controlled by a monitoring and certification authority, approved by the German Institute for Structural Engineering (DiBt).
Depending on the types of construction there are different classes of design and hazard. For all steel constructions the party issuing the tender (architect, planer) has to specify the execution class according to which the components have to be produced.
- Certification | Schweißnachweis nach DIN EN 1090-2 (Stahl) EXC1
- Certification | Welding Certificate (EN 1090-2) for Steel and Stainless Steel EXC 2
- Certification | Welding Certificate (EN 1090-2) for Steel and Stainless Steel EXC 3
- Certification | Welding Certificate (EN 1090-3) for Aluminium EXC 2
Steel stairs - classic or modern style?
The current trends in architecture are definitely staircase designs featuring parapet-high steel stringers or a closed underside soffit lining. The material steel is absolutely predestined for these constructions as it offers extensive options to be machined. As the steel components can be finished with a coloured lacquering it is possible to influence the living ambiance.