Built in the mid-1950s, the main staircase of the hospital in Preetz, Germany recently undertook a redesign forming part of a wider modernisation.
Designed by Isabel Lange, the existing handrailing is wrapped with a hot dip galvanized relief. It was decided to preserve some of the original design but also to adapt it to today‘s safety requirements – resulting in a beautiful new design that blends the old with the new.
Image: Isabel Lange
A Hall for Hull
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Cedar Brook, Dublin
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GAGA Awards 2018
Galvanizers Association has been recognising the innovative use of galvanized steel by architects, engineers and constructors for over 20 years with its Galvanizing Awards competition. Entering is free, quick and easy, offering you the opportunity to win a unique hand…