If You Must Have a Load-bearing Post, Why Not Make it Fun?

6a00d8341c630a53ef00e54f4278938834-800wiEvery now and again, a large and open room requires a post to hold up the roof or floor above. It’s usually a matter of the budget, where a beam or beams strong enough to span the room and carry the load would be cost prohibitive.

6a00d8341c630a53ef00e54f2e475f8833-800wiSo, rather than trying to hide the post, why not celebrate it?

Here’s a close-up of the tile.

As you can see, the family’s youngest daughter has discovered that the tiles give her enough foothold to climb up and down like a little monkey.

Looking on is the girl’s uncle, architect Robert Nebolon, who designed the house.

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