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  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
    Danish architect and businessman 1974-
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    All comic books take place in built environments, and I was very good at drawing people and animals, and stuff like that, but I hadn't spent much energy drawing buildings. So I thought, maybe I could, and then I became an architect.
  • Alain Robert
    Alain Robert
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    All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
  • 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.
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
    French-Swiss architect, writer, and educator 1944-
    Bernard Tschumi
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    Before 2000, everything was about being contextual, and buildings were supposed to be good citizens.
  • Martin Bormann
    Martin Bormann
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    Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his ''death,'' whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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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.
  • George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    American politician 1946-
    George W. Bush
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    I hear you, the rest of the world hears you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.
    Source: The Telegraph, 15 september 2001
  • If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
    American video artist 1951-
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    If you look at landscape in historical terms, you realize that most of the time we have been on Earth as a species, what has fallen on our retina is landscape, not images of buildings and cars and street lights.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
    Danish architect and businessman 1974-
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    In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings fit with the way we want to live our lives.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
    Danish architect and businessman 1974-
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    In the traditional modernist planning that created the suburbs, you put residential buildings in suburban neighborhoods, office spaces into brain parks and retail in shopping malls. But you fail to exploit the possibility of symbiosis or synthesis that way.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
    American basketball player 1956-
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    Many people decorate their homes with designer graffiti, even though most of them would probably have real graffiti scoured off the walls of their buildings.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built.
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