AN ARCHITECT VISION - 24th February 2007
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I had been there 18 year earlier
in 1988, along with my backpack and European rail card
fact the project had begun in 1881, 125 years ago by a
It is a temple like no other, like a scene from “Lord of the Rings” remarkable in design and scale.
once again in
When suddenly thoughts about my superb lunch plunged dramatically out of my head
stared at “The Temple of the Sagrada Familia” designed and part built by Gaudi
didn’t have detailed plans for the whole temple but instead had a vision
in the middle of the temple, which oddly had been grass during my last
visit and was now a major construction site
wondered about Gaudi’s vision and
passion to embark and remain focused on such
an enormous project
project, which he spent 34 years of his
project that even with such devotion he had only been able to complete a fraction of his final vision during his life, the front
Gaudi had a vision, a vision that he had absolute
clarity about and even
though he died 80 years ago his vision is still clear
the temple takes form the rate of building has increased ten fold from
that of my previous visit.
later over Sangria and tapas I wondered what I could take from this
message resounded for me; lots of us have visions and passion
a vision that inspires ourselves, and others can build remarkable results.
I thought what are my visions for home
& work, do they inspire me, do others know what they are?
are my current goals completely lined
up with my overall vision, probable not!
next week be successful in everything you do
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