Architecture Related Quotes



A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.

Frank Lloyd Wright


Architecture is basically the design of interiors, the art of organizing interior space.

Philip Johnson


I like to be surrounded by books. My wife Evelyn has a Ph.D. in comparative literature, so we have a lot of her Spanish and German literature books which are wasted on me, plus a lot of novels and books on art and architecture shared by us both. Evelyn used to edit an art magazine called 'FMR,' so we have a common interest in design.

David Chipperfield


In Rome, I particularly love the history, churches, sculptures and architecture and the fact that you can walk along a tiny cobbled street and turn the corner to find the Trevi Fountain. London is evocative of other eras and full of history.

Philip Treacy


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


French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.

Stephen Gardiner


London, from the architecture to the culture to the fashion to the accents, feels like it's a special place.

G-eazy


The ultimate goal of the architect...is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture... should be a fruit of our endeavour to build an earthly paradise for people.

Alvar Aalto


“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.”

Elvis Costello


“Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.”

Victor Hugo