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Curved stairs can add a touch of modern drama to homes. Here are some examples.

Before   Architect George Stavropolous' project.

Light Flow, after  Architect George Stavropolous had the metal fabricator assemble this steel staircase to make sure it was the correct size, then disassemble it so crews could transport the pieces on the building's freight elevator and weld them together on site. Though the glass treads are structurally sound, Stavropolous used narrow steel frames on three sides of each tread to provide additional support. To maintain a clean look, he asked crews to attach the steel using epoxy rather than fasteners.

Before, Dillon Kyle project

Dillon Kyle's stainless steel balusters are topped with a stained red oak handrail.

George Stavropoulos’ railing sweeps around on the upper level.

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