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Two faces of a staircase

The ascent is exhausting and arduous, in contrast the descent is easy and effortless. Just like the way up and down, a staircase visually presents itself from two sides.

The view from the bottom to the top reveals the lower surface of the flight of stairs, the handrail and the pattern of the ceiling on top. On the other hand the view from the top to the bottom brings up an entirely other image. You can see the pattern of the floor, the colour of the handrail and notice a different mood of light. Comparing the two angles of view, one time the same staircase presents itself completely different while another time the similar character is visible from both top and bottom.

This art project features 351 staircases with its angles of view side by side and discloses the two faces of a staircase.
Staircase in the Haus der Gesundheit in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Siegessäule in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the IG Metall bulding in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Allianz Haus in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Hotel Waldorf Astoria in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in a residential building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Institut für Musikwissenschaften in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Amtsgericht Berlin-Mitte in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Hardenberghaus in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Hardenberghaus in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Hoechst Haus in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Hotel am Steinplatz in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Bayer Haus in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in an office building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in an office building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the UDK building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the UDK building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Ellington Hotel in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in a residential building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Café St. Oberholz in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in a residential building in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Rosenhöfen in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Delta-Lloyd-Gebäude in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Kempinski Hotel Bristol in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in the Haus des Rundfunks in Berlin, GermanyBerlin
Staircase in Berlin, GermanyBerlin