lang/baumann set beautiful steps in unusual architectural locations lang/baumann set beautiful steps in unusual architectural locations
jun 18, 2010

lang/baumann set beautiful steps in unusual architectural locations

lang/baumann set beautiful steps in unusual architectural locations ‘beautiful steps #5’ by lang baumann, 2010

 

 

lang/baumann is the multi-disciplinary studio of sabina lang and daniel baumann, who create architectural installations including the series ‘beautiful steps’. the series features different sets of stairs  in unusual locations and positions. in ‘beautiful steps #4’ a wide spiral stair case is suspended from the ceiling so that is floats in the air, while ‘beautiful steps #5’ features a stairway that leads out  a window and around the building into another window. in each piece, the stairs are geometric in design with a simple white finish. their iconic design and unusual placement make each piece feel completely surreal.

‘beautiful steps #5’ by lang baumann, 2010

‘beautiful steps #5’ by lang baumann, 2010

‘beautiful steps #4’ by lang baumann, 2009

‘beautiful steps #4’ by lang baumann, 2009

‘beautiful steps #4’ by lang baumann, 2009

‘beautiful steps #3 (trautenfels)’ by lang baumann, 2010

‘beautiful steps #3 (trautenfels)’ by lang baumann, 2010

‘beautiful steps #2’ by lang baumann, 2009

  • I like it but at the same time it frightens me

    Me says:
  • looks like something out of M.C. Escher. love it.

    rodrigo says:
  • what if a child climb onto that thing?

    wentao says:
  • Was it designed for suicide?

    barney says:
  • very good

    luciofab says:
  • Love the use of the ladder! Super creative!
    Just because you have a ladder it doesn’t mean you have to climb it! It has just an estetic feel into it.

    Soraia says:
  • N2 makes me affraid, very cool…

    [email protected] says:
  • You are totally fucking brilliant. Been a contemporary artist for over 25 years. You are so clean, cool, incredibly clever

    Anne Vaasjo says:
  • Oh yeah, I forgot evocative

    av says:
  • oh yeah, safety measures.
    this is so much bordering on the practical, but it never reaches.

    fronten says:
  • yawn

    zzzzzzz... says:
  • A registered Architect would never be crazy enough to design any of these brilliant stair forms. Some screw lose idiot would actual use it and hurt themselves and the poor Architect will find herself in the poor house or worse.

    donna in queens says:
  • I love them!
    Absolutely fantastic it stirs the senses and invites debate isn’t that one of the purposes of true art?

    Thomas Waterman Design says:
  • donna in queens and wentao – are you really so tiny minded that you consider the ‘safety aspects’ of art works such as these? ‘What if a child climb (sic) onto that thing’ is one of the most annoyingly stupid comments I think I’ve ever had the misfortune to read.

    gm11 says:
  • nice!!

    akabak says:

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