Chris Greensmith

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Franz Architekten creates golden chequerboard on Goldstück music hall facade

Vienna-based studio Franz Architekten references brass instruments with this golden music hall in Austria, clad with a diagonal grid of square …

Charming Modern Home Extension Re-Shaping Socializing Opportunities

Extending a home to fit current needs is not to be taken easily. A modern home extension requires planning for future use and using what already …

Intricate Papercut Art Contains Beautiful Love Letters

Inside his small studio in east London, where he's worked for over 20 years, artist Rob Ryan creates intricate papercut works all by hand. Many of them contain pieces of writing that read like beautiful love letters. For example, in the one above, the message reads, “I always said that I'd do …

The Brits who built the modern world

The outstanding generation of 1930s-born British architects led by Richard Rogers and Norman Foster are celebrated in a new TV series and RIBA exhibition<p>There is always a dilemma in writing about the British tradition of architecture once called "high-tech", whose best-known protagonists include …

Book Review: Crossover (and some notes on continuity)

<b>Crossover</b> by Cecil Balmond<br>Prestel, 2013<br>Hardcover, 720 pages<p>The more I read books, at least non-fiction, the more I realize that the middle of a book …

Crypto: Furniture With Hidden Compartments

The Crypto line of furniture from Alexander & Pearl offers you minimal and compact designs but with hidden compartments for extra storage. Each piece …