Quotations that match 'architecture'.

The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up. George Lamming
[ Architecture Future Gone Hardly Only Our Scaffolding Unfinished Up]
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light. Le Corbusier Architecture
[ Architecture Assembled Correct Forms Game Learned Light Magnificent]
Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life. Arne Jacobsen Architecture
[ Architecture Become Consume Else Entire Everything Life Tends]
I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out. Art Garfunkel
[ Actually Architecture College Columbia Drive New Out Paul Queens Remember School Showing Songs Student These Us Working Would]
Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process. Kenneth Clark
[ Any Architecture Been Could Foreseen Gothic Inventions Logical Man Next Opera Process Strangest Western]
The building of the architecture of a novel - the craft of it - is something I never tire of. John Irving
[ Architecture Building Craft Never Novel Something Tire]
Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. Arthur Erickson Art
[ Architecture Art Basis Enemy Necessary Rationalism Though]
The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite. Henry Ellis
[ Architecture Art Arts Beginning Building Dancing End Express First Human Lie Outside Person Source Stands Themselves Unite]
The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line. Arthur Erickson Design
[ Architecture Art Between Bottom Caught Details Expression Line Source Very Vice]
My interest in architecture has always been sculptural. Most of my photography is of architecture. Parker Stevenson
[ Always Architecture Been Interest Most Photography Sculptural]
I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us. Daniel Libeskind
[ Architecture Contribute Else Everyone Means Moved New Profundity Really Resonance Something Studied Try Us Very York]
I left science, then I went into art, but I approach things very analytically. I choose to pursue both art and architecture as completely separate fields rather than merging them. Maya Lin
[ Analytically Approach Architecture Art Both Choose Completely Fields Into Left Merging Pursue Rather Science Separate Than Them Then Things Very Went]
But those musics do not address the larger kind of architecture in time that classical music does, whatever each one of us knows that classical music must mean. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Address Architecture Classical Does Each Kind Knows Larger Mean Music Musics Must Those Time Us Whatever]
Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest. Stephen Gardiner
[ Architecture Flexibility Greatest Japanese Lessons Most Relevant Today]
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. Russell Lynes Architecture
[ Americans Any Architecture Building Gone Had History How Live More Name Other Our Remotely Than Today]
The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living. Stephen Gardiner
[ Architecture Concerned Contribution Dead Egyptian Living More Remembering Than]
After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings. Harry Seidler
[ Advanced After Allowing Architecture Buildings Characteristics Earthquake Expressing Great Ii Infusing Japanese Made Modern Only Resistant Strides Tall Technology Traditional War Were World]
Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise. Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Celebrate Century Chance Committed Developer Enterprise Entrepreneur His Last Poor Represented Substitute Today Whom Work Worth]
Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture. Tadao Ando
[ Architecture Based Between Conditions Connection Created Degree High Inside Japanese Outside Reason These Traditional Very]
Art is very tricky because it's what you do for yourself. It's much harder for me to make those works than the monuments or the architecture. Maya Lin
[ Architecture Art Because Harder Make Monuments Much Than Those Tricky Very Works Yourself]
I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly. Arne Jacobsen
[ Any Architecture Buildings Done Excluded Long Properly See Should Term]
Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place? Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Does Place Spirit]
Architecture is inhabited sculpture. Constantin Brancusi
[ Architecture Inhabited Sculpture]
We all love musical architecture; there's no doubt about that. Levon Helm
[ Architecture Doubt Love Musical]
Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture. Arthur Erickson Art
[ Architecture Art Exceptional Radiated Vitality]
All real education is the architecture of the soul. William Bennett
[ Architecture Education Real Soul]
So what we have tried to do in our later buildings is to try to be completely consistent, as a painter is consistent or as a sculptor is consistent. Architecture also must be very consistent. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Also Architecture Buildings Completely Consistent Later Must Our Painter Sculptor Tried Try Very]
In fact, it will be very easy to climb the building because of its shape and architecture. Alain Robert
[ Architecture Because Building Climb Easy Fact Shape Very Will]
Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches. Goldwin Smith
[ Architecture Beauty Churches Every Feels Heart However Ignorant May Poetry Transcendent]
At this present time, matter is still the best way to think of architecture, but I'm not so sure for very long. The computer is radicalizing the way we think about our world. Ben Nicholson
[ Architecture Best Computer Long Matter Our Present Still Sure Think Time Very Way World]
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in. Voltaire
[ Ancient Architecture Beasts Built Fight Greatest Masterpieces Romans Their Wild]
The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value. Thom Mayne
[ Activities Added Aesthetic Architecture Broader Communicating Given How Human Idea Relaxing Rooted These Thinks Value Walking]
It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result? Helmut Jahn
[ Able Achieve Architecture Building Eliminate Goal Immaterial Long Lot Make Material Need Possible Resources Result Same Takes Thing Very Why]
The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house. Thomas Reid
[ Architecture Built House Navigation Never Rules Ship]
Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design. Herbert Simon
[ Architecture Business Concerned Contingent Design Engineering How Medicine Might Necessary Painting Short Things]
I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture. Tadao Ando Architecture
[ Architecture Believe Directed Little Live Way]
Architecture aims at Eternity. Christopher Wren
[ Aims Architecture Eternity]
After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle of Romanesque architecture, which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration. Harry Seidler
[ After Architecture Cradle Daring Elaboration Europe Extending First Italy Millennium Minimal Much Spread Structural Throughout Visual Which]
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture. Salvador Dali Art
[ Architecture Art Beauty Edible Nouveau Terrifying]
Architecture theory is very interesting. David Byrne
[ Architecture Interesting Theory Very]
The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish. Federico Garcia Lorca
[ Anguish Architecture Big Captures City Elements Extra First Furious Geometry Human Rhythm Traveler Two]
The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail. Stephen Gardiner
[ Architecture Delicacy Detail English Great Light Misty Responded Soft Subtle Very]
I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting, something connected to the fine arts. Catherine Deneuve
[ Architecture Arts Connected Fine Liked Maybe Painting Something Would]
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple. John Ruskin
[ Architecture Haughty Simple Which]
There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressive outward manifestations in art and architecture, took place for the first time. James H. Breasted
[ Age Architecture Art Civilization First However Impressive Manifestations Outward Place Savagery Time Took Transition]
Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Adorned Architecture Arising Arts Formed Help Judgment Learning Many Much Other Out Result Science Sciences Those Varied Which Works]
I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do. Parker Stevenson
[ Always Another Architecture College Could Couple Doing Graduate Happy Involve School Something Studied Wanted Would Years]
Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built. Daniel Libeskind
[ Architecture Built Cent Competition Get Idea Just Never Ninety-Nine Oblivion Per Ticket Winning]
I believe very strongly, and have fought since many years ago - at least over 30 years ago - to get architecture not just within schools, but architecture talked about under history, geography, science, technology, art. Richard Rogers
[ Ago Architecture Art Believe Fought Geography Get History Just Least Many Over Schools Science Since Strongly Talked Technology Under Very Within Years]
If architecture had nothing to do with art, it would be astonishingly easy to build houses, but the architect's task - his most difficult task - is always that of selecting. Arne Jacobsen
[ Always Architect Architecture Art Astonishingly Build Difficult Easy Had His Houses Most Nothing Selecting Task Would]
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects. Le Corbusier
[ Architecture Create Function Objects Order Put]
In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function. Michael Graves Architecture
[ Any Architecture Between Equity Function Pragmatic Symbolic]
Yet for my part, deeply as I am moved by the religious architecture of the Middle Ages, I cannot honestly say that I ever felt the slightest emotion in any modern Gothic church. Goldwin Smith
[ Ages Am Any Architecture Cannot Church Deeply Emotion Ever Felt Gothic Honestly Middle Modern Moved Part Religious Say Slightest Yet]
The team architecture means setting up an organization that helps people produce that great work in teams. Jay Chiat
[ Architecture Great Helps Means Organization Produce Setting Team Teams Up Work]
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture. Ernest Hemingway
[ Architecture Brown Built Clock Country Down Hotels Large More Much Over Sideways Small Steep Stuck Style Switzerland Than Up]
There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. Kenzo Tange
[ Appeals Architecture Heart Human Means Must Need Powerful Something Symbolism]
We think of enterprise architecture as the process we use for fully describing and mapping business functionality and business requirements and relating them to information systems requirements. Tony Scott
[ Architecture Business Describing Enterprise Fully Functionality Information Mapping Process Relating Requirements Systems Them Think Use]
Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England. Stephen Gardiner
[ Architecture Copied England States Straight United Victorian]
Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal. They operate within the terms of the work, like any art. Thom Mayne
[ Any Architecture Art Autonomy Because Cannot Certain Explained Interesting Involved Logic Most Operate Parts Same Terms Time Traditional Within Work World]
As much as we may want to withdraw into a world of pure problem solving, we have to acknowledge that the most successful architectures are the ones you can actually convince someone to implement. Jesse James Garrett
[ Acknowledge Actually Convince Implement Into May Most Much Ones Problem Pure Solving Someone Successful Want Withdraw World]
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. Gilbert K. Chesterton Imagination
[ Architecture Castle Clouds Rules]
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Architecture
[ Architecture Begins Bricks Carefully Put Starts Together Two]
But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour. Thom Mayne
[ Absolutely Activity Architecture Behaviour Believe Change Communication Environment Interaction Places Social Some Sort]
There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy. John Baldacci
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
I love a lot of things, and I'm pretty much obsessive about most things I do, whether it be gardening, or architecture, or music. I'd be an obsessive hairdresser. Gates McFadden
[ Architecture Gardening Hairdresser Lot Love Most Much Music Obsessive Pretty Things Whether]
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government. Milton Friedman
[ Advances Agriculture Architecture Centralized Civilization Come Government Greatest Industry Literature Never Painting Science Whether]
The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions. Helmut Jahn
[ Ambitions Architect Architecture Especially General Here Integrity Lost Lot Profession Scruples Usa]
Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society. Kenzo Tange
[ Architecture Cities Considerations Great Importance Informational Society Technological]
Charles was very intent to use his years as Prince of Wales to make his mark while he still had freedom of maneuver that he wouldn't have as King. The first subject he really went for was architecture. It made an impact. Anthony Holden
[ Architecture Charles First Freedom Had His Impact Intent King Made Make Maneuver Mark Prince Really Still Subject Use Very Wales Went While Years]
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness. Frank Gehry Architecture
[ Architecture Place Should Speak Time Timelessness Yearn]
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over. Ernest Hemingway
[ Architecture Baroque Decoration Interior Over Prose]
Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult. Robert Palmer
[ Architecture Dancing Describe Difficult Musical Really Something Trying]
Each new situation requires a new architecture. Jean Nouvel
[ Architecture Each New Requires Situation]
The architecture of a story can be a little bit different if it's a true story. Joel Coen
[ Architecture Bit Different Little Story True]
Architecture begins where engineering ends. Walter Gropius
[ Architecture Begins Ends Engineering Where]
The job of buildings is to improve human relations: architecture must ease them, not make them worse. Ralph Erskine
[ Architecture Buildings Ease Human Improve Job Make Must Relations Them Worse]
We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation. Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward. Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Choice Consultants Forward Industry Itself Limited Litigation Neither Nor Provide Regulations Research Stymied Takes Threat Which]
I don't believe in morality in architecture. Michael Graves
[ Architecture Believe Morality]
Architecture can't fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn't real. Frank Stella
[ Architecture Chaos Fully Human Into Need Part Personality Put Real Represent Some Turmoil]
I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one. Luis Barragan Architecture
[ Architecture Divide Gardening Landscape]
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. Steve Martin
[ Architecture Dancing Music Talking]
Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea. Yoshio Taniguchi Architecture
[ Architecture Basically Container Enjoy Hope Much Something Tea Will]
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. Louis Kahn Art
[ Architecture Belongs College Does Every Expressive Help Him His Mind Past Piece Really Reassure Soul Student Time Urgent Walks]
Architecture in general is frozen music. Friedrich von Schelling
[ Architecture Frozen General Music]
Any work of architecture that has with it some discussion, some polemic, I think is good. It shows that people are interested, people are involved. Richard Meier
[ Any Architecture Discussion Good Interested Involved Polemic Shows Some Think Work]
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress. Lord Byron
[ Architecture Dress Eighty Hundred Man New Outlived Painting Poetry Probably Schools Three Two]
Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues. Robert Smithson
[ Architecture Art Continues Finished Habit Painting Sculpture]
I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away. Helmut Jahn
[ Architecture Away Nothing Strive Taken Which]
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. Coco Chanel
[ Architecture Fashion Matter Proportions]
The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth. Michael Graves
[ Architecture Around Been Centered Dialogue Idea Long Too Truth]
The intellectual architecture means focusing on doing great work instead of focusing on agency politics. Jay Chiat
[ Agency Architecture Doing Focusing Great Instead Intellectual Means Politics Work]
I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play. Philip Warren Anderson
[ Acquired Admiration Architecture Art Culture Existence Game Go Japanese Learned Play Still Which]
Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative. Marilyn Hacker
[ Architecture Descriptive Each Fixed Individual Lyric Moment Moments More Movement Narrative Poem Poems Read Some Take Those Together Written]
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. Donna Karan Architecture
[ Architecture Building Development Fashion Form Furniture Love More Other Probably Procedure Share Something Space Spaces Tactile Than]
I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning. Kenzo Tange
[ Architects Architecture Contribute Development Duty Feel However Mission Planning Special Urban]
I would fix other people's lines if they asked me on occasion. The hard part of writing is the architecture of it, getting the story and structuring it. Not the tweaking of lines. William Devane
[ Architecture Asked Fix Getting Hard Lines Occasion Other Part Story Tweaking Would Writing]
The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning. Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Beginning Guided Quiet Underlies Voice Way]
Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art. Adolf Loos
[ Architecture Art Arts Belongs Common Does Domain Else Everything Excluded Follow Fulfils Function House Included Monument Nothing Only Part Small Tomb Very]
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Architecture Comfort Expressed Finer Organic Seeks Sense Simplicity Superior Use]
If you examine this, I think that you will find that it's the mechanics of Japanese architecture that have been thought of as the direct influence upon our architecture. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Architecture Been Direct Examine Find Influence Japanese Mechanics Our Think Thought Upon Will]
When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan. Tadao Ando
[ Actually Architecture Close Contact Culture Harmonious Japan Japanese Live Look Nature Relationship Traditional Unique Very]
Without this spirit, Modernist architecture cannot fully exist. Since there is often a mismatch between the logic and the spirit of Modernism, I use architecture to reconcile the two. Tadao Ando
[ Architecture Between Cannot Exist Fully Logic Modernism Modernist Often Reconcile Since Spirit Two Use Without]
Architecture is the art of how to waste space. Philip Johnson Architecture
[ Architecture Art How Space Waste]
All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas! T. E. Lawrence
[ Affects Alas Architecture Bad Come Comes Conception Detail Draft Fails First Only Ornament Revision Save Thing Will World]
I quit college. I was studying architecture for about a year. Barry Mann
[ Architecture College Quit Studying Year]
The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models. Rem Koolhaas
[ Architecture Based Cultures Develop Dominant Expect Force Getting Intellectual Less Models New Other Our Planning Still Stronger Thinking Urban Way West Will]
But after the time there I'd had it with fashion again, so I left to go to architecture school in a summer course at Harvard, which didn't last very long. Stephen Sprouse
[ After Again Architecture Course Fashion Go Had Harvard Last Left Long School Summer Time Very Which]
What has happened to architecture since the second world war that the only passers-by who can contemplate it without pain are those equipped with a white stick and a dog? Bernard Levin
[ Architecture Contemplate Dog Equipped Happened Only Pain Passers-By Second Since Stick Those War White Without World]
Architecture is politics. Mitchell Kapor
[ Architecture Politics]
If a building becomes architecture, then it is art. Arne Jacobsen Art
[ Architecture Art Becomes Building Then]
I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future. Tadao Ando
[ Architecture Future Inspire Into Move Own Resources Their Use Would]
French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community. Stephen Gardiner
[ Always Architecture Combine Community Design French Looks Magnificent Manages Most Roman Themes Underlying]
Doctrines provide an architecture for both Republican and Democrat presidents to carry out policies. Malcolm Wallop
[ Architecture Both Carry Democrat Doctrines Out Policies Presidents Provide Republican]
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. James Stewart
[ Architect Architecture Back Because College Degree Done Fun Get Go Going Graduated Had Masters Princeton Scholarship Theatricals Them]
The American attitude towards efficiency and execution should always underlie architecture. Helmut Jahn
[ Always American Architecture Attitude Efficiency Execution Should Towards Underlie]
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. Julia Morgan Architecture
[ Architecture Art Buildings Speak Themselves Visual]
I'd say that my profession ends where architectural thinking ends - architectural thinking in terms of thinking about programs and organizational structure. These abstractions play a role in many other disciplines, and those disciplines are now defining their 'architectures' as well. Rem Koolhaas
[ Abstractions Architectural Defining Disciplines Ends Many Now Organizational Other Play Profession Programs Role Say Structure Terms Their These Thinking Those Well Where]
Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture. Rem Koolhaas
[ Acceleration Any Architectural Architecture Between Continuing Culture Discrepancy Five Four Increasingly Least Project Slowness Takes Years]
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons. Edwin Lutyens
[ Architects Architecture Great Never Patrons Will Without]
Post-Modernism was a reaction against Modernism. It came quite early to music and literature, and a little later to architecture. And I think it's still coming to computer science. Larry Wall
[ Against Architecture Came Coming Computer Early Later Literature Little Modernism Music Post-Modernism Quite Reaction Science Still Think]
I'm often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That's impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more. Thom Mayne
[ Absurd Any Architects Architecture Called Could Expects Grand Had Heal Idea Impossible Modernist Modernists More Nobody Often Old-Fashioned These Today Visions World]
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Architecture Gothic Imaginable Infinity Made Principle]
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. Michael Graves
[ Architecture Did Invention Moral Music Painting Poetry Same See Truth Venture Way]
I loved logic, math, computer programming. I loved systems and logic approaches. And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination. Maya Lin
[ Approaches Architecture Combination Computer Figured Just Logic Loved Math Perfect Programming Systems]
First, there is the bare beauty of the logs themselves with their long lines and firm curves. Then there is the open charm felt of the structural features which are not hidden under plaster and ornament, but are clearly revealed, a charm felt in Japanese architecture. Gustav Stickley
[ Architecture Bare Beauty Charm Clearly Curves Features Felt Firm First Hidden Japanese Lines Logs Long Open Ornament Plaster Revealed Structural Their Themselves Then Under Which]
In addressing a task, one almost always has several possible options, sometimes only a few, and they may all be practical and functional. But they lack the aesthetic aspect that raises it to architecture. Arne Jacobsen
[ Addressing Aesthetic Almost Always Architecture Aspect Few Functional Lack May Only Options Possible Practical Raises Several Sometimes Task]
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul. Ernest Dimnet
[ Acts Architecture Arts Most Slowly Soul Surely Which]
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before. Audre Lorde
[ Across Architecture Been Before Bridge Change Dream Fears Foundations Future Lays Lives Never Only Our Poetry Skeleton Vision]
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way. Sydney Pollack
[ Almost Architecture Art Aspect Certainly Dance Every Film Form Into Mean Painting Photography Some Useful Way Writing]
Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being. Luis Barragan
[ Aesthetic Architecture Art Atmosphere Being Consciously Creates Emotion Environment Produces Unconsciously Well]
And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture. Arne Jacobsen
[ Architect Architecture Big Come Curtains Daylight Deep Designed House Houses Into Large Necessity Order Play Pull Role Then These Today Very Which Windows]
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Laurie Anderson Music
[ Architecture Dancing Music Writing]
An important work of architecture will create polemics. Richard Meier
[ Architecture Create Important Polemics Will Work]
The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which implied that the only pleasure you can get from Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad, and by laughing at the architecture. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Architect Architecture Book Calling Dispute Follies Folly Get Guide Happened Implied Laughing Mad National Only Pleasure Same Sort Thing Trust Which]
Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning. Rem Koolhaas
[ Architecture Been Beginning Drivers Escape Ghetto Major Very]
To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it. Daniel Libeskind Architecture
[ Architecture Articulate History Meaningful Parody Provide]
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise. Adolf Loos Architecture
[ Architect Architecture Arouses Make Man More Precise Sentiments Task Therefore Those]
Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art. Alvar Aalto
[ Architecture Art Building Dangerous Dealing Good Into Life Make Nothing Possibilities Problems Separated Split]
What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality. Charlotte Bunch
[ Architecture Become Being Bigger Called Equality Ever Gender Global House More Need Reality Un Women]
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. Richard Rogers Architecture
[ Architects Architecture Because Believe Effect Enjoy Enjoyment Get Great Life More Older Passion Quality Reason]
The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe. Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Comes Europe Japan Lightness New Transparency]
Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community. Stephen Gardiner
[ Architecture Both Community Georgian Individual Respected Scale]
Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture. Bruce Jackson
[ Architecture Bridges Form Invisible Most Perhaps Public]
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. John Ruskin
[ Anything Architecture Beautiful Been Dead Ever Eye Given Great Hand Impossible Insisted Life Never Only Raise Recalled Restore Spirit Upon Which Whole Workman]
In art or architecture your project is only done when you say it's done. If you want to rip it apart at the eleventh hour and start all over again, you never finish. I was one of those crazy creatures. Maya Lin
[ Again Apart Architecture Art Crazy Creatures Done Eleventh Finish Hour Never Only Over Project Rip Say Start Those Want Your]
The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally. Stephen Gardiner
[ Aesthetic Applied Architecture Could Formula Logic Presented Universally Which]
You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth, and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of: Heaven on earth, at it's best. Ben Nicholson
[ Architecture Best Drift Earth Heaven Just Towards Ultimately Unhappily Vision]
Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city. Frank Gehry
[ Architecture City Each Happen Improvise Jazz Liquid Make Might Off Other Play Something Think Together Trying Understand Way Work]
In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route. Charles Eames
[ Allows Architecture Degenerated Design Direct Idea More Pleasurable Route]
Revived in this country the long forgotten beauties of Gothic architecture. James Wyatt
[ Architecture Beauties Country Forgotten Gothic Long Revived]
Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became. Louis Kahn
[ Architecture Became Column Consider Event Momentous Parted Wall]
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book. Victor Hugo
[ Architecture Book Every Great Human Ideas Only Page Race Recorded Religious Symbol Thought Vast]
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Always Architecture Civilization Culture Demands Downfall Ignoble Imminent Lack Life Means Meant Men Noble Therefore Uses]
Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral. Hugo Chavez
[ Am Architecture Believe Convinced Debate Ethics First Government Moral Needs New Our Over Should Today Topic World]
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Architecture Art Civilization Mother Our Own Soul Without]
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. Arthur Erickson Architecture
[ Always Architecture Been Contains Dimension Moves Much Physical Space Spiritual Statement Structure Us]
In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture. Nancy Banks Smith
[ Architecture Door Experience Extending Keep Lavatory Left Leg Modern Shut Your]
My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. Luis Barragan
[ Architecture Cold Convenience Emotional House Piece Refuge]
If you're into architecture and you're from the West, everything is hors d'oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple. Ultimately you're led there. You can't escape it. Ben Nicholson
[ Architecture Escape Everything Hors Into Led Oeuvres Rebuild Temple Ultimately West Working]
People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. More and more I think that architecture has nothing to do with it. Of course, that's both liberating and alarming. Rem Koolhaas
[ Alarming Anything Architecture Both Course Ecstatic Inhabit Liberating Miserable More Nothing Think]
Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building. Arthur Erickson
[ Architecture Building Come Theory Think Through Way Your]
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. Samuel Butler
[ Always Anything Architecture Else Every Himself Literature Man Music Pictures Portrait Whether Work]
Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Architecture Beautiful Better Chicago City Eventually Government Great How Left Maybe Most Operate Result Show Think Will World]
Architecture is the reaching out for the truth. Louis Kahn Architecture
[ Architecture Out Reaching Truth]
Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist. Maya Lin
[ Architectural Architecture Artist Build Buildings Deliberately Even Firm Keep Pursue Remain Studio Though Tiny Want]
Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all. Harry Seidler Architecture
[ Architecture Beautiful Business Hopefully Inspirational Procedure Rational Sensible Things]
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
[ Architecture Epoch Into Space Translated Will]
All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space. Philip Johnson
[ Architecture Contains Design Exalts Great Persons Shelter Space Stimulates]
It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect. John Ruskin
[ Architecture Fantastic Imperfect Important Most Nevertheless Noble Paradox Seems Truly Truth Which]
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ After Architecture Art Fireworks Great Nocturnal Perhaps Really Sunset]
Japanese architecture is very much copied in this country and in Europe. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Architecture Copied Country Europe Japanese Much Very]
I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character. Maya Lin
[ American Architecture Art Aware Become Began Character Decidedly Eastern First How Into Life Much Possible Probably Spent Through Wanting Years]
I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see. Roger Waters
[ Architect Architecture Been Could Far Game Happy Modern Nearly See Silly Think Very]
I have no requirements for a style of architecture. Michael Graves
[ Architecture Requirements Style]
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts. Juan Goytisolo
[ According Actions Affinities Among Architecture Arts Characters Combined Discursive Forms Invent Now Plastic Rather Secret Situation Structures Textual Themselves Which Write]
One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful. Oksana Baiul
[ Architecture Beach Because Course Favorite Miami Places Vacation Water Wonderful]
If you just have a single problem to solve, then fine, go ahead and use a neural network. But if you want to do science and understand how to choose architectures, or how to go to a new problem, you have to understand what different architectures can and cannot do. Marvin Minsky
[ Ahead Cannot Choose Different Fine Go How Just Network Neural New Problem Science Single Solve Then Understand Use Want]
The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don't count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on. Mukesh Ambani
[ Architecture Count Go Growth Hundred Legs Lose Organization Organizational Process Really Two Walks Will]
You might say that when you step inside, you're entering a honorific space, but that's something totally different than experiencing it. And in architecture the experience comes first. That has the deepest effect on us. Thom Mayne
[ Architecture Comes Deepest Different Effect Entering Experience Experiencing First Inside Might Say Something Space Step Than Totally Us]
The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture. Tadao Ando
[ Architecture Become Change Makes Speed Will Wonder]
People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train. Marc Newson
[ Architecture Design Kind Mystify Need Suggesting Tend Train]
The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike. Sometimes I think it's magical. Maya Lin
[ Actually Almost Architecture Art Childlike Go Magical Process Sometimes Think Through Want]
I take a lot from everywhere. I take from music, architecture, novels, and plays. Anywhere that hits you. Alex Winter
[ Anywhere Architecture Everywhere Hits Lot Music Novels Plays Take]
I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Acting Architecture Arrived Filled Go Instead Into Next Planning Right Signed Up]