Architecture Related Quotes



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“Architecture has died and been replaced by air conditioning.”

Rem Koolhaas


I wanted to be a pilot, but I was always drawing bodies. When I realised I wanted to pursue something creative, my parents pushed me towards architecture.

Hussein Chalayan


The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architecture.

Alvar Aalto


“We are a country rich in Jewish history, and the Jewish community has contributed a wealth of fine architecture to the American scene. Most of these synagogues are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many contain exhibitions that explain the history of the congregation and the role of Jews in local and national history.”

Samuel Gruber


“An architect is the drawer of dreams”

Grace Mcgarvie


“The demonstration of SEQ5400 at 3GSM will illustrate the advantage of extending polar architecture across all modes, which will greatly benefit wireless handset manufacturers in their ability to lower the cost, shrink the size and increase the battery life of multi-mode handsets.”

Dave Shepard


I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.

Maya Lin


Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.

Harry Seidler


When Europeans first came to Africa, they considered the architecture very disorganized and thus primitive. It never occurred to them that the Africans might have been using a form of mathematics that they hadn't even discovered yet.

Ron Eglash