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It’s a Gas

Pimlico
Our Dr Joanne Entwistle’s night talk and walk in Pimlico (see the CMCI Blog of September 25th) has been attracting press interest. Her article “Darkness has become a luxury good in London” has been published in the New Statesman online cities section – citymetric.

According to Dr Entwistle, “Neighbourhoods that are well-off are usually not only darker and free from these crude lighting interventions; they also have much softer nightscapes which feel calm and safe and are aesthetically pleasing.”

Here’s the link: http://www.citymetric.com/horizons/darkness-has-become-luxury-good-london-social-meaning-street-lighting-1504

 

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