TIME MACHINE: BUDAPEST STAIRCASES  The staircase in an apartment block is a vertical street, a part public/part public route which is as much about representation as access. Balint Alovits' photos of spiralling Budapest stairs give an impression of infinity, a sense of swirling vertigo but they also underline the architectural invention and thought that was applied to what might otherwise have been purely functional.  With thanks to Balint Alovits.  http://www.balintalovits.com/      ©Balint Alovits

TIME MACHINE: BUDAPEST STAIRCASES

The staircase in an apartment block is a vertical street, a part public/part public route which is as much about representation as access. Balint Alovits' photos of spiralling Budapest stairs give an impression of infinity, a sense of swirling vertigo but they also underline the architectural invention and thought that was applied to what might otherwise have been purely functional.

With thanks to Balint Alovits.
http://www.balintalovits.com/

 

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