guard rails and handrails have specific dimensional requirements (e.g., 1-1/4" - 1-1/2" diameter gripping surface with 1-1/2" clear space between the rail and the wall) stairs have max. riser height = 7" and minimum tread length = 11"; also nosing profile should be "continuous" and smooth rather than articulated.
Complex Residence in Japan by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects
The building is located along an arterial road with heavy traffic. The surrounding area is full of commercial facilities and condos. It was designed as an office building for a corporation, and consis