American Architect Quotes

240 American Architect quotes:

"The space within becomes the reality of the building."
"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."
"I don't care what people call me,labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people."
"If only cats grew into kittens."
"Architecture is the reaching out for the truth."
"The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams."
"Less is only more where more is no good."
"Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value."
"The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth."
"It terrified me to have an idea that was solely mine to be no longer a part of my mind, but totally public."
"Our greatest responsibility is not to be pencils of the past."
"I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention."
"To fly we have to have resistance."
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"The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it."
"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins."
"No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built."
"People always ask about my influences, and they cite a bunch of people I've never heard of."
"For the most part things never get built the way they were drawn."
"Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice."
"How we are using up our home, how we are living and polluting the planet is frightening. It was evident when I was a child. It's more evident now."

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