Architecture Quotes


216 Architecture quotes:



"Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building."
Author: Osborne Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes English Playwright Quotes
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."
"For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind."
"Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times."
Author: Rogers Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes British Architect Quotes
"Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart."
"I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture."
Author: Ando Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes
"I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?"
"I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people."
"I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me."
"If I have a style, I am not aware of it."
"If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved from that nothingness."
Author: Ando Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes
"In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function."
"Less is more."
Author: Rohe Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes
"Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die."
"My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness."
"My buildings will be my legacy... they will speak for me long after I'm gone."
"My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people."
Author: Rogers Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes British Architect Quotes
"No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical."
Author: Ende Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes German Writer Quotes
"Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns."
"Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time."
Author: Meier Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes


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