Quick-fire questions and answers with…Chris

May 18, 2016 9:05 am

As part of a new series of articles, we carried out a ‘quick-fire’ question and answer session with all members of staff at brp architects with the aim of publishing the answers from 1 member of staff each month. It’s a bit of fun, and we hope you enjoy reading and getting to know us a little better.

Chris Colour

Director – Chris Woods

What would you be doing, if you weren’t doing your current role?

“Full time stag do attendee.”

What is your favourite building?
“Villa Savoye, by Le Corbusier.”

Where would you live, if you could go anywhere in the world? 
“San Francisco.”

What is the project you have been most proud of?
“Knights Court.”

What advice would you give your 18 year old self? 
“Indulge more, experience everything & make sure you have no regrets.”

What is your guilty pleasure? 
“Claudia Winkelman.”

What would be your first purchase if you won the lottery? 
“A drink…followed by a season ticket at Arsenal.”

What is the one thing people wouldn’t guess about you / secret skill?
“I quite like Gin (not really that secret!)”

What did you want to be when you “grew up”? Did you do it?
“An Architect (Yes!).”

What is your favourite aspect of your job?
“The variety – no single day is the same (equally this can also be the worst…depending on the type of day I’m having!)”

What/ who inspires you?
“Generally, day-to-day stuff and work ethic: My father.
“Architecturally: Zaha Hadid.”

What project are you working on right now?
“Paragraph 55 house in Great Glen.”

What is your favourite film?
“Layer Cake.”

Where do you see the industry in 10 years?
“At a point where I (definitely) can no longer operate the CAD systems in place.”

If you could invite 3 people to dinner, past or present, who would you invite?
“Thierry Henry, Eddie Izzard, Penelope Cruz.”

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