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Athena Tacha
Art Library Rare Books Collection N 7433.4 .T32 A42 1980 box 22.1

Compulsively recorded and systematically organized, A Dictionary of Steps compiles architectural diagrams of staircases. The result is a testimony to the various sculptural configurations of steps, developed and expanded upon with a kinesthetic and rhythmic language that bears similarities to Morse code. Ultimately, the reader is encouraged to take a nuanced approach to an architectural element that is often overlooked as a pragmatic and unremarkable feature of any household.