A so-called Escherian stairwell designed by a Filipino architect named Rafael Nelson Aboganda and located in Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been featured on a viral Youtube video.
|Escherian Stairwell Hoax (Youtube Screengrab)|
The clip shows some students, who step on the stairs for the first time, brought to amazement after finding out that it is indeed a never-ending staircase.
But no, the video is just a hoax and there is no Escherian stairwell that exists in RIT nor elsewhere in the world.
Everything is part of a project by film and animation graduate student Michael Lacanilao. "The Stairwell Project" aims to create a modern myth regarding the existence of such "magic staircase" in the school.
Check out below the said video of "stairwell illusion" as well as Lacanilao's explanation of his project: