January, 2006 Archives

A few pictures from a recent 48 hour visit to collaborators in Lyon. The pictures are from the pedestrian walkways around la Part-Dieu – a classic example of 60’s enthusiasm for creating efficient multi-lane routes for traffic and relegating pedestrians to soulless concrete walkways and subways. See how popular these are on a busy Saturday morning?

Part Dieu 1 Part Dieu 2

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Flying visit to Lyon

DIY project for Christmas holidays: adding insulation across joists to bring to total insulation depth to ~150 mm.

Loft before

View before: loft space is filthy with brick dust and soot from coal fires, although most surface dirt is muck blown through and off the unfelted slate roof.

Loft after

Finished view. Another project and alternative career (loft insulator) crossed off the list…

Loft insulation