Intergenerational Scaffolding

Building the cathedrals of the mind.

  • !MimosaMicheMichelle! 8y

    Stunning and the stained-glass is gorgeous! Thanks for showing us Steve.
  • Steve Jurvetson 8y

    thanks y'all. I love the resplendent softness of organic form, expressed with cold stone and cut glass.

    For some reason, I see a hyperspace bypass... and think of Wade Davis, National Geographic photographer, speaking at TED. He described, with a mythic intensity, his discovery of indigenous cultures sheltered from modernity...and the potent hallucinogen Ayahuasca:

    “It’s like being shot out of a rifle barrel lined with baroque paintings and landing in a sea of electricity. It’s a complete dissolution of reality."
  • Ben Fischler 8y

    Just brilliant.

    I mean really, how many architects could capture the leap to hyperspace in stone?

    ...NOT MANY.

    As for Ayahuasca... Yeah, total temporal collapse. Plus you get to see the DMT elves!

  • gioviben 8y

    Wow! Wonderful colors and prospective!

    Seen in:
  • yaxchibonam 8y

    A dizzying perspective, and so many different styles!
    >>>seen on
    1-2-3 group
  • Kevin McKinley 8y

    Wow, I really like this one.

  • Kelly Mendenhall 8y

    Makes me dizzy just trying to figure out all the styles of this building....very creative and a great perspective.

    >>>seen on
    1-2-3 group
  • Isabella 8y

    Stunning shot
  • biotron 8y

    blimey - ayahuasca, DMT - it's all getting a bit Terence McKenna around here, innit?! *
  • Steve Jurvetson 8y

    heh... I remember a story entitled "DMT Elves" in Mondo2000 back in the day... I'll have to see if I still have it at the office.
  • Joi Ito 8y

    Wow. I was just there.

    Ceiling of Gaudi church
  • 徐冠傑 HSU KUAN CHIEH 8y

    Wow . it's so beautiful !!
  • sunnyvaledave 8y

    one of the best shots i've seen of this bldg.
  • sunnyvaledave 8y

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  • Gisela Giardino 6y

    I wish I had made it inside, but it was closed. Next time!

    Lovely pic.
  • Aline 5y

  • Travelagenda NL 4y


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    Thank you for sharing your great photo!

    With Regards,

    The Travelagenda editors
  • Steve Jurvetson 1y

    Steve Blank just got a photo of how it must look during morning ceremonies,
    with the magic light splashing paint on the canvas…

    Sagrada Familia by Steve Blank
  • Gisela Giardino 1y

    If a broken heart is the price to pay for giving such an amount of grace, beauty and joy to the world, I can't but think it was worth it.

    Thanks to the woman who broke Gaudi's heart, so that he could free himself from the confinements of personal love and give himself fully to his craft and thus, give his love entirely to the world.
  • weirwoodpotter 4mo

    What lens did you use. I'm planing my equipment for an April visit. Great shot. Thanks.
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