We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
Frank Lloyd Wright
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Less is more.
I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening to me they are one.
Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
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.
Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
The higher the building the lower the morals.
A house is a machine for living in.
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.
Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.
Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
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