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Do architects really plan their vacations around buildings they want to see? IF this was true – and I think that it is – this would mean that every architect has an “Architectural Bucket List”.

So I got to wondering … what’s on my architectural bucket list?

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I just got back from a 4 day trip to the Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, where I went down to take a look at a neighborhood school to see if we could add a 3rd story onto the existing facilities … and I performed hip replacement surgery just for kicks.

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It was a glaring omission that I left Salisbury Cathedral off my list of “Top 10 Cathedrals to visit before you die” … and I am remedying that as of today. This is my photo tour of one of the great cathedrals in all of the world.

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Post Vacation Hangover

Bob Borson —  March 17, 2014 — 32 Comments

It’s currently 2:57am London time and my eyeballs feel like they’re bleeding but that’s not going to stop me from showing you some of my travel photos from my most recent adventure to England.

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An American in London

Bob Borson —  February 17, 2014 — 49 Comments

I am in desperate need of a holiday – for lots of reasons – feeling extremely run down and a bit foggy being high upon the list. I am bound for a family vacation to the the English countryside but what should I actually do once I get there?

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The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’├ętat, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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Most designers find inspiration all over the place and I’m no different. Colors, textures, patterns, materials – and every combination in between can be used for inspiration.

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