Stair tower

Stair tower

A part of a structure containing a winding stair which fills it exactly; a stair enclosure which projects beyond the roof of a building.

stair tower

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Depending on the climate, the owner's choices, and the intention for a particular stair tower to serve for routine use or only during emergencies, stair towers may have only nominal heating capacity installed, and not cooling, dehumidifying, or, rarely, humidifying capabilities.
Each stair tower should have its own dedicated independent ventilation fan.
Macdonald Offshore Solutions and its sister company Protective Systems made and installed the imposing new stair tower and television gantry in time for the club's long-awaited return to the Premier League.
Cladding to the stair tower on the north side of the hotel.
Burdett Court Management Company, listed |building consent for building of replacement roof on stair tower and removal of water tank (conservation area), Burdett Court, Navigation Rise, Milnsbridge.
The design-build project will consist of 5,517 square feet of additions, including a new pre-engineered steel building, a wood-framed tool storage addition, a load-bearing masonry stair tower structure, and a steel-framed structure for new car delivery.
Many more considered moves were made, such as the internal disposition of spaces, which break with convention; by sandwiching the most private rooms between two principal live/work spaces, and by placing a drying room at the top of a self-ventilating stair tower (supplied with warm air that passes through high level internal windows set above the top-lit dining area).
In Graves' episode, he explains why a stair tower in a house he designed was shaped as a rotunda and how he chose materials and colors.
His solution was to treat the house as a series of overlapping split levels organized around a central glass-roofed stair tower that could also function as a light court.
While many building owners allocate money to renovate outdated buildings into sleek, super-modern structures, Albany International wanted just the opposite: to return the building to its original splendor, which includes a large stair tower as its centerpiece, with a few modernizations along the way
KIRKLEES Council has received the following planning applications: Castle Hill Global Capital Holding, listed build-|ing consent for internal and external alterations and building of glass stair tower to the rear of the building and alterations to convert existing building to 33 houses, external alterations, glass stair tower to the rear of the building and the landscaping of the pedestrian space (conservation area), 6-8 St Peter's Street, Huddersfield.