Quotes: architect

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    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.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
  • A true architect is not an artist but an optimistic realist. They take a diverse number of stakeholders, extract needs, concerns, and dreams, then create a beautiful yet tangible solution that is loved by the users and the community at large. We create vessels in which life happens.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
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    All comic books take place in built environments, and I was very good at drawing people and animals, and stuff like that, but I hadn't spent much energy drawing buildings. So I thought, maybe I could, and then I became an architect.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age
  • Harold Wilson
    Harold Wilson
    British Labour politician 1916-1995
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    He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved - the site of it by architect could not again be proved.
  • Aishwarya Rai
    Aishwarya Rai
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    I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
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    My apartment reflects my views as an architect. It is minimal, austere. The architecture doesn't impose itself upon you. The apartment is a stage for other things to take place.
  • Barry Schuler
    Barry Schuler
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    Nature has provided us a spectacular toolbox. The toolbox exists. An architect far better and smarter than us has given us that toolbox, and we now have the ability to use it.
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