Building in the past – November 2017

Laurel Farm, Great Gidding - Folium Architects

November saw the arrival of my new air compressor and sand blaster. The original intention was to maximise the cleaning capacity on the bricks by blasting them before demolition. After some experimentation I decided that this was not going to work. The paint I was trying to

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Building in the past – October 2017

Laurel Farm, Great Gidding - Folium Architects

I am losing the weekly pattern. On Sunday 1st I got up early and drove to Peterborough to buy parts for the temporary hot water system to discover that it was Sunday and the shops opened in a few hours. Mad at myself and frustrated at everything

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Building in the past – September 2017

September 2017The late summer drifts into Autumn and our first anxieties at the lack of progress (due to the interminable wait on the discharge of planning conditions!!!) on the construction builds. August proved to be what it is statistically – the worst of our summer months with

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Building in the past – August 2017

Laurel Farm, Great Gidding - Folium Architects

August 2017 We had built a house in Peterborough in the 1990’s. A house is never finished and we carried out changes and repaired the damage inflicted by the relentless forces of entropy for over 25 years. We had raised three children to adulthood and, in the

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