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The Endless Stair installation, constructed on the bank of the River Thames as part of this years London Design Festival, comprises 15 interlocking staircases demonstrating a new cross-laminated timber material.
“Endless Stair is a prototype,” explains de Rijke, who is co-founder of architects de Rijke Marsh Morgan and dean of architecture at the Royal College of Art. “It’s a research project into making a new material, or a new version of a material, namely a hard wood version of laminated timber, which is generally soft wood.”
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