Category: Travel Research

Ireland Tour of 2018

Ireland Tour of 2018

It's been a long time since I posted about my research travels. Although I covered my first trip in 2014 ...
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The biophilia effect

The biophilia effect

When we start talking about the "feel" of a new worship or gathering space with a client, we invariably hear ...
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Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay

Basilica of Saint-Martin d’Ainay

To our friends, the Ginots, this church was a must-see. It was closed when we first attempted to see it ...
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

"A gleaming retro-Byzantine confection of Roman columns and religious iconography,..." is how this basilica is described on Viator's website describing Lyon attractions ...
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Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

In December of this year, I will be visiting one of the world capitals of architecture - the City of ...
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Lyon Cathedral

Lyon Cathedral

Saying "adieu" to Paris, we took the express train to Lyon, where our good friends the Ginots picked us up ...
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Two King’s Chapels

King Louis IX was quite a remarkable man and leader. The only French monarch to be canonized, he had a ...
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Notre Dame Drawing

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Did you know that Victor Hugo had a significant role in the life of Notre-Dame de Paris (as the cathedral ...
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Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France

Little did I know, when I arrived at the Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres that I would be walking into the midst ...
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Sacre Coeur Exterior

First stop – Sacré-Cœur, Paris, France

Sitting atop the highest hill in Paris (Montmarte), the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur is the second highest structure in Paris - ...
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