glossary of architectural terms

imperial staircase < glass stair  |  juliet balcony >  

An imperial staircase is a staircase with divided flights: usually the first flight rises to a landing, and then divides into two symmetrical flights rising to the next floor.

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See also: baluster :: balustrade :: banister :: newel

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