Quotes: architecture

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  • A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.
  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
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    Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
  • Joyce Carey
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
  • Joyce Cary
    Joyce Cary
    Irish novelist 1888-1957
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry, a hundred in dress.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
  • 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.
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.
  • Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
  • Architecture is petrified music.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
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    Architecture is restricted to such a limited vocabulary. A building is either a high-rise or a perimeter block or a town house.
  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnson
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    Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
  • Lady Morgan
    Lady Morgan
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    Architecture is the printing press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Art is a jealous mistress; and if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
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