Graphical Construction Glossary >> stairs. >> Threshold Landing
For stairs in single occupancy dwellings our BCA states
If the door opens outwards towards any stair then a landing should be provided not less than the swing of the door. I always use a 1200, 48", landing in these cases. Think about it, the consequences of someone being knocked backwards down a stair do not bear thinking about.
An old landing seen in Amsterdam.
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