circular stair

circular stair

A stair having a cylindrical shape.
See also: Stair

circular stair

Same as spiral stair; a stair having a cylindrical staircase.

spiral stair, caracole, circular stair, cockle stair, corkscrew stair, spiral staircase

spiral stair
A flight of stairs, circular in plan, whose treads wind around a central newel. Also called a helical stair, solid newel stair.
References in periodicals archive ?
Serlio notes the original context of the circular stair motif, but the emphasis in his treatise on graphic representation encouraged the availability of this and other motifs for diverse contexts and functions.
The lobby's most striking feature is a three-story circular stair.
Photo: First phase: new circular stair links patio with old deck through opening cut in railing
With Mastercam, Rock will be moving into a new niche with his business by building circular stair kits and marketing them across the country.
The six-storey structure has a circular stair tower, octagonal rooms, a roof terrace and magnificent views of the Lickey Hills, Barr Beacon and Birmingham.
A relaxed library will satisfy the most discerning of book aficionados, while the original glass finial at the bottom of the circular stair to the private living quarters reflects the home's three-century heritage.
It is reached from the upper level by a curved concrete bridge supported on pylons, and inside is a spiral ramp that hugs the circumference, while a circular stair runs down the central void.
Toddler Jack survived a blood clot on the brain earlier this year after falling down a flight of circular stairs at the family's pounds 750,000 home in Bothwell.
Ditto for the three towering steel structures comprised of circular stairs titled I Do, I Undo and I Redo by American sculptress Louise Bourgeois.
5 feet on the first floor and 14 feet on the second floor, while a set of circular stairs will remain from the smaller and earlier incarnation as a Sterling National Bank.
A Christmas Eve scene in Daddy Warbucks' mansion includes an elegant sweep of circular stairs under an expansive window-graced dome through which iridescent snow can be seen gently falling.
The surface of each glazing panel is divided into translucent and transparent areas so that the public cannot quite read the circular stairs behind.