12 Creative and Colorful Staircases Around The World

Around the world, there are millions of cities, towns and villages that require staircases for people to move from place to place. While most staircases are simply confined to their plain and gray concrete substance, some staircases have been “touched up” a bit. With the help from some gifted artists, the otherwise easy to overlook pieces of urban scenery are converted into wonderful works of art that bless the pedestrians that walk on them.

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Staircases That Lead To… Nowhere

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Throughout the time humans have inhabited the planet, they have built many unique structures and achieved many incredible feats of engineering. One of these feats was the invention of the staircase. Throughout the staircase’s history it has been a way for people to move up in life and get to where they need to go. Unfortunately, not everything lasts forever and over time, many staircases have lost their strength or function.

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We Love Friday! – Step Right Up

Staircases are one of the oldest structures in the history of architecture. Some have a practical purpose and some are works of art, but all of them can take you to a higher level- in terms of both elevation and fitness. “The Harvard Alumni Study found that men who average at least eight flights a day enjoy a 33 percent lower mortality rate than men who are sedentary — and that’s even better than the 22 percent lower death rate men earned by walking 1.3 miles a day.” It’s amazing how much money the fitness industry has made off of new equipment when most people have had free access to this effective tool since the beginning of civilization!

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