Quotes by architects

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  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    ''Where do architects and designers get their ideas?'' The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?
  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnson
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    All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
    Carl von Clausewitz
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    Architects and painters know precisely what they are about as long as they deal with material phenomena.... But when they come to the aesthetics of their work, when they aim at a particular effect on the mind or on the senses, the rules dissolve into nothing but vague ideas.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
    Danish architect and businessman 1974-
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    Architects have to become designers of eco-systems. Not just designers of beautiful facades or beautiful sculptures, but systems of economy and ecology, where we channel the flow not only of people, but also the flow of resources through our cities and buildings.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    I personally felt that his ad hominen attacks on British architects were not the sort of thing a Prince of Wales should be doing because, apart from anything else, they put various people out of business.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
    Source: Buckminster Fuller: starting with the universe (2008)
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
    Benjamin Haydon
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    The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
    Arthur Erickson
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    The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
  • Bernard Arnault
    Bernard Arnault
    French businessman 1949-
    Bernard Arnault
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    When I was working in my first job engineering construction, what I liked the most was working with architects and making buildings that had this creative side coming from the architect and that were making them a big success.
  • When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
    Danish architect and businessman 1974-
    Bjarke Ingels
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    You can say, like, planet Earth has an existing geology, and what we do as human beings and as architects is that we try to sort of alter and modify and expand the geology.
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