John Portman Quotes


6 John Portman quotes:



"Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition."
"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around."
"Inspired by the project's unique blending of commercial and cultural interests, the goal was to create an iconic, yet pragmatic design."
"It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life's greatest reward."
"We must learn to understand humanity better so that we can create an environment that is more beneficial to people, more rewarding, more pleasant to experience."
"The definition of the design problem comes from understanding the essence of the variables, but the solution evolves through the application of constants, principles of design that hold true in every case. The resulting design should be a marriage of the constants and the variables."
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