Architecture Quotes

Frank Lloyd Wright #Age #Architecture #Great #Time

Photo of 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.
George Lamming #Architecture

The architecture of our future is not only unfinished the scaffolding has hardly gone up.
Edwin Lutyens #Architecture

There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Richard Meier #Architecture

Photo of Richard Meier 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.
James Wyatt #Architecture

Photo of James Wyatt Revived in this country the long forgotten beauties of Gothic architecture.
Christopher Wren #Architecture

Photo of Christopher Wren Architecture aims at Eternity.
Gustav Stickley #Architecture #Beauty

Photo of Gustav Stickley 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.
Bernard Levin #Architecture

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?
Mitchell Kapor #Architecture

Architecture is politics.
Charlotte Bunch #Architecture #Equality

Photo of Charlotte Bunch 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.
Jean Nouvel #Architecture

Photo of Jean Nouvel I think architecture has to be a gift.
Jean Nouvel #Architecture

Photo of Jean Nouvel I like to play with architecture! It's my favorite game.
Jean Nouvel #Architecture

Photo of Jean Nouvel Each new situation requires a new architecture.
Thomas Reid #Architecture

Photo of Thomas Reid The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.
Michael Graves #Architecture

Photo of Michael Graves The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth.
Michael Graves #Architecture #Poetry

Photo of Michael Graves 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

Photo of Michael Graves I have no requirements for a style of architecture.
Michael Graves #Architecture

Photo of Michael Graves I don't believe in morality in architecture.
Kenneth Clark #Architecture

Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process.
Kenzo Tange #Architecture

Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society.
Kenzo Tange #Architecture

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 #Architecture

I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning.
Giambattista Valli #Architecture

I like things that are kind of eclectic, when one thing doesn't go with another. That's why I love Rome. The town itself is that way. It's where Fascist architecture meets classic Renaissance, where the ancient bangs up against the contemporary. It has a touch of everything. That's my style, and that's what my work is about.
John Baldacci #Architecture #Design

Photo of John Baldacci 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.
Charlie Rose #Architecture

Photo of Charlie Rose I would've been intrigued by being a film director. I would've been intrigued by politics. I thought about architecture.