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SEMI-STEP / assistant stair


This design concept is a universal design for kids and elders to help them more easily get up and down stairs. An ordinary stair is too high to get up and down easily for kids and elders, so that their knees got heavy loading or even fall down in hazard. This design is to add a semi-step for each step of stairs so as to reduce the difficulty and dangerousness for kids and elders. This design can be extended or shortened of its length to fit different sizes of stairs. It will be made of rubber material in order to protect kids’ and elders’ knees if they fall down in accident.


St. John's University

St. John's University
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Chih-Chuan Tsai,
St. John's University