761Architecture Quotes

Washington, D.C., has everything that Rome, Paris and London have in the way of great architecture - great power bases. Washington has obelisks and pyramids and underground tunnels and great art and a whole shadow world that we really don't see. view quote

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. view quote

Architecture is basically the design of interiors, the art of organizing interior space. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea. view quote

Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it. view quote

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. view quote

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age. view quote

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence. view quote

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. view quote

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. view quote