Architecture Related Quotes
Mies van der Rohe's architecture and modern architecture in general suffered from not only being repetitive, but not explaining to the populous what the different rooms were for.
For me, the excitement in architecture revolves around the idea and the phenomenon of the experience of that idea. Residences offer almost immediate gratification. You can shape space, light, and materials to a degree that you sometimes can't in larger projects.
I truly believe that the great heroes that create the history of architecture are people who take risks and write to tell about it.
I think about architecture all the time. That's the problem. But I've always been like that. I dream it sometimes.
Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built.
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.
“Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult.”
“Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.”
Everything man is doing in architecture is to try to go against nature. Of course we have to understand nature to know how far we have to go against nature. The secret, I think, of the future is not doing too much. All architects have the tendency to do too much.