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Stair walking supporter / Walking stairs

Stair walking supporter

The stair Walking supporter is a device for elderly or disabled people, who have problems with climbing stairs. It saves the person from falling or slipping on the stair and offers through its improved ergonomics a more powerful and save grip. Furthermore the backrest gives the opportunity to lean back and take a rest if it is needed. In contrast to traditional stair lifts, it works without electricity and the system can be installed in small staircases without big reconstruction works, too. Only the customized handrail need to be attached to the wall.

Does it solve arelevant problem?Score: 80 %Does it balanceeffort and use value?Score: 70 %Does it create apositive experience?Score: 40 %Does it strengthengroup relations?Score: 30 %Does it reflect orpromote highmoral-ethicalstandards?Score: 50 %

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Alexander Abele,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

Jens Eisele,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

Maximilian Brück,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd