Why bother with stairs and cutbacks when you've got ramps like these! Our friends at Oobject.com have 18 examples of these spectacular spiraling inclines.
Andalucia S Museum of MemoryBMW Welt The spiral ramp at BMW Welt in Munch. Designed by the once uber trendy Architecture firm, COOP Himmelblau, this project is not their best. City Hall Staircase - London Norman Foster building for London's Mayor. Cocoon HQ - Near Zurich Fiat Lingotto Factory - Turin The…
The Vikersundbakken, a 440-foot record-setting ski ramp, opened this week in southern Norway. It didn't take long for someone to put it to good use: earlier today, 25-year-old ski flyer Johan Remen Evensen set the world record with a mind-boggling 797 foot jump. Good thing he stuck the landing. [Wired]
As a kid, I was obsessed with Pee-wee's Playhouse. As an adult (at least according to my pricey movie stubs), my refined tastes would prefer The Ramp House, a "skateable habitat."