Quotes: architectural

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    French poet, criticus 1880-1918
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    A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
  • 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.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    Interior design is a travesty of the architectural process and a frightening condemnation of the credulity, helplessness and gullibility of the most formidable consumers - the rich.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression.
  • Ben Nicholson
    Ben Nicholson
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    The kind of painting which I find exciting is not necessarily representational or non-representational, but it is musical and architectural... Whether this visual relationship is slightly more or slightly less abstract is, for me, beside the point.
    Source: Notes on Abstract Art in Herbert Reads Ben Nicholson: Paintings, Reliefs, Drawings (London, 1948)
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
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    The ultimate pleasure of architecture lies in the most forbidden parts of the architectural act, where limits are perverted and prohibitions are transgressed.
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