Architecture Quotes


216 Architecture quotes:



"Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us."
"The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history."
"The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines."
"The higher the building the lower the morals."
Author: Coward Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes English Playwright Quotes
"The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes German Writer Quotes
"The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs."
"The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present."
Author: Loos Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes Austrian Architect Quotes
"To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that."
"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it."
"Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have."
"We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don't go anywhere. They shouldn't be restless."
"We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city."
Author: Aalto Quotes Category: Architecture Quotes
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."
"Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul."
"I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun."
"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."


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