What can I do with the empty space under the stairs.


shelves under the stairs


Reader's question:

"I have a two-storey house and I want to divide it, into two seperate appartments. But what can I do with the empty space under the stairs. II am not planning to pull down the stairs"

Our recommendations:

Stairs serve both as functional and morfological elements in a space and they can be functional even thought they are not used as a way to move to the upper levels. 

The integration of stairs that are not in use, depend on:

- The shape of the stairs 

- The function you want to organize under the stairs.

Possible uses and functions are the following:

The space under that stairs can be converted into a chest of drawers, a closet, a cellar, etc. 

storage under the stairs


Under the stairs you can create a bookcase.


bookcase under the stairs


Under the stairs, it can be placed a fully equiped office, with desk and shelves.


It can be created a comfortable seating area or even a bed. 


bedroom under the stairs


Finally you can construct a room, like a storage room or a wc

storage space under the stairs

home decorating ideas   

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