Stair Gate

8/10/2010 Uncategorized



We didn’t go into Moshe Safdie’s Museum of Civilization in Quebec City (notice no plural!), but we did climb up the exterior stairs to the roof where we were treated to third tier views in a city that seems to be organized to maximize the number of knock-out vistas.  While making the climb, we discovered an unprecedented detail for a security gate that swings down into recesses in the pre-cast stair treads.