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Guideline to Make Stairs


The experiences one has of ascending and descending stairs varies greatly with the stair design, for example there is a significant difference between an interior domestic design and a grand flight of entrance steps. Climbing stairs takes on average seven times as much energy as walking on the flat. From the physiological point of view, the best use of ‘climbing…

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Calculations for the Construction of Stairs


Calculations for the construction of stairs, ramps and guards are set out in various national building regulations. In the UK, British Standards and the Building Regulations should be consulted. The guidelines here are based on German standards. Dwellings with no more than two flats must have an effective stair width of at least 0.80 m and 17/19 rise-to-tread ratio. Stair…

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