David Chipperfield stairs remind me of the staircases often depicted in optical illusion paintings. I like how glass is use for the balustrades, so the stairs are the main focus in this space. The open ceiling naturally lights up the structure.
Images by Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects. Winner of the prestigious Mies van der Rohe 2011 Award, The Neues Museum on Berlin's Museum Island was originally designed by Friedrich August Stüler.
Gallery of Mimesis Museum / Castanheira & Bastai Arquitectos Associados + Jun Sung Kim + Álvaro Siza Vieira - 8