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Slides aren't just for playgrounds – they can offer escape routes from meetings or easy access to your kitchen. This Pinterest board features homes and offices that find inventive uses for them.

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Karv One Design builds school around giant slide and ball pit.

Karv One Design builds school around giant slide and ball pit

Karv One Design builds school around giant slide and ball pit.

Helter skelter installed in Norwich Cathedral so visitors can admire ceiling.

Helter skelter installed in Norwich Cathedral so visitors can admire its architecture up close

Helter skelter installed in Norwich Cathedral so visitors can admire ceiling.

It is made from sheets of stainless steel that have been hammered into shape and welded together to form a tubular form. To create a contrast, the designers used a mirror-polished finish on the interior while the exterior is brushed.
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Splinterworks' stainless steel waterslide mimics curvature of a wave

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide that is meant to mimic the barrel-shape of a wave before it breaks.

Called Waha, the waterslide takes its name from a term given by surfers to describe the hollow portion of a wave that appears like tube or barrel.

Splinterworks' stainless steel waterslide mimics curvature of a wave

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide that is meant to mimic the barrel-shape of a wave before it breaks.

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide

Splinterworks' stainless steel waterslide mimics curvature of a wave

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide that is meant to mimic the barrel-shape of a wave before it breaks.

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide that is designed to mimic the barrel-shape of a wave before it breaks.

Splinterworks' stainless steel waterslide mimics curvature of a wave

Design studio Splinterworks has created a sculptural waterslide that is meant to mimic the barrel-shape of a wave before it breaks.

Riders of the slide can reach up to 15 miles per hour while racing one-another down the enclosed barrels, which are metal on the bottom and transparent on top.

Carsten Höller's first giant slides in the US open in Miami

Artist Carsten Höller has created one of his massive slide towers at a mall north of Miami, where visitors can race each other down its pair of tunnels.

The 93-foot-tall (28-metre) slide opened at the Aventura Mall and is Carsten Höller's first permanent installation in the US.

Carsten Höller's first giant slides in the US open in Miami

Artist Carsten Höller has created one of his massive slide towers at a mall north of Miami, where visitors can race each other down its pair of tunnels.

Belgian artist Carsten Höller has created one of his massive slide towers at a shopping mall north of Miami, where visitors can race each other down its pair of tunnels.

Carsten Höller's first giant slides in the US open in Miami

Artist Carsten Höller has created one of his massive slide towers at a mall north of Miami, where visitors can race each other down its pair of tunnels.

This narrow house in Strasbourg, France, by New York-studio The Very Many features a translucent glass wall and an indoor slide for the younger residents

A house in France with criss cross stair and a slide

A house in Strasbourg, France by New York-studio The Very Many features a translucent glass wall and an interior slide for the younger residents.

A house in France with criss cross stair and a slide

A house in France with criss cross stair and a slide

A house in Strasbourg, France by New York-studio The Very Many features a translucent glass wall and an interior slide for the younger residents.

Narrow MaHouse by The Very Many features a staircase with a built-in slide

A house in France with criss cross stair and a slide

A house in Strasbourg, France by New York-studio The Very Many features a translucent glass wall and an interior slide for the younger residents.

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant wall to Kiev apartment

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant wall to Kiev apartment

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide, which KI Design Studio added to make being at home more fun

KI Design Studio adds slide to Kiev apartment

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant wall to Kiev apartment

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide, which KI Design Studio added to make being at home more fun

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant wall to Kiev apartment

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide, which KI Design Studio added to make being at home more fun

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant-covered wall to Ukraine apartment

KI Design Studio adds slide and plant wall to Kiev apartment

The two floors of this Kiev apartment are connected by a long slide, which KI Design Studio added to make being at home more fun