Archinect - News 2015-10-09T06:41:22-04:00 London's hidden interiors – in pictures Archinect 2012-10-29T17:37:00-04:00 >2012-11-05T19:51:30-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="208" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>From the grandeur of Whitehall to an unremarkable high street in south London, a peek behind the capital's less well-known facades reveals an amazing architectural heritage that rivals some of its most visited and celebrated sites, as these images from a new English Heritage book illustrate</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Your One-Stop Shop for Hidden Stairways and Secret Crypts Paul Petrunia 2011-05-04T17:28:22-04:00 >2011-05-04T18:30:19-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you want to lace your house with cool hidden passages, you can&rsquo;t simply add hinges to a bookcase and shout, &ldquo;To the Batmobile!&rdquo; You have to account for shelf sag, and you have to build something sturdy enough to work hundreds of thousands of times. &ldquo;My history in robotics helps,&rdquo; says Steve Humble, founder of Creative Home Engineering&mdash;the only company dedicated to making hidden rooms and secret doors.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>