Architecture Related Quotes

“Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral.”

Hugo Chavez

Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts.


Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.

Frank Lloyd Wright

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs.

Harry Seidler

I went to art school in Chicago for a year at Columbia College. I had this whole master plan of getting into sustainable development and green architecture and construction, so I wanted to go to business school and then get my masters in construction and development.

Nico Tortorella

The problem of architecture has always been the same throughout time. Its authentic quality is reached through its proportions, and the proportions cost nothing. In fact, most of them are proportions among things, not the things themselves. Art is almost always a question of proportions.

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place?

Arthur Erickson

“Whole Foods is going to give identity to the neighborhood, ... The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community.”

Peter Katz

“Romantic love is deeply embedded in the architecture and chemistry of the human brain, ... Why We Love.”

Helen Fisher

“People started considering every possibility after Sept. 11. Before it was public access and architecture. Now it's security.”

Scott Born