Quotes: architecture

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  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
  • Steve Martin
    Steve Martin
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician 1945-
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    Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
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    The general public will almost always stand behind the traditionalists. In the public eye, architecture is about comfort, about shelter, about bricks and mortar.
  • The Internet has created an incredible democratization of the architecture industry.
  • The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth. For all beauty is truth. True features make the beauty of the face; true proportions, the beauty of architecture; true measures, the beauty of harmony and music.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The neurochemistry of the brain is astonishingly busy, the circuitry of a machine more wonderful than any devised by humans. But there is no evidence that its functioning is due to anything more than the 1014 neural connections that build an elegant architecture of consciousness.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali
    Spanish painter 1904 - 1989
    Salvador Dali
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    The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
  • 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.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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    There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.