In these photo’s I’ve tried to capture the beauty of staircases in abandoned places. Places like these can be very old carrying lots of history with them. The difference in architecture is great to see and I believe that each place tells it own story. The staircase is one of my favourite objects in an abandoned place. I’m not exactly sure why that is though. I believe I’m just intrigued by the shape of them. It’s interesting to look at them from the bottom all the way up, and the other way around. You can see that someone has actually thought this through properly. Some of these staircases have the shape of an eye, others are made out of pure concrete and others are very detailed carved into wood by a true craftsman with the tiniest details. The staircase is such an important part of a building connecting floors with each other, often in the center of the building. You can barely miss it and have to use it.