Quotes: architecture

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  • Ben Nicholson
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    At this present time, matter is still the best way to think of architecture, but I'm not so sure for very long. The computer is radicalizing the way we think about our world.
  • Anthony Holden
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    Charles was very intent to use his years as Prince of Wales to make his mark while he still had freedom of maneuver that he wouldn't have as King. The first subject he really went for was architecture. It made an impact.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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    Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place?
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
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    For me, architecture is the means, not the end. It's a means of making different life forms possible.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Greek architecture is the flowering of geometry.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
    Elwyn Brooks White
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    Heredity is a strong factor, even in architecture. Necessity first mothered invention. Now invention has little ones of her own, and they look just like grandma.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
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    I always wanted to be an actor, but I always loved design, and growing up in New Orleans there was such great style, great architecture. I would decorate my little apartment in New York over and over again, because it only had a couple of rooms. And I did it for friends and family on the side just for fun.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly.
  • I don't think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    If architecture had nothing to do with art, it would be astonishingly easy to build houses, but the architect's task - his most difficult task - is always that of selecting.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    If you have an architecture of control, let's say, where you select in advance everything that's going to affect your life, then you're going to live in a very small world that will have an echo chamber feature... Pandora, which I love, actually feeds into that.