Quotes by Ada Louise Huxtable

Ada Louise Huxtable

American architecture critic and writer

Alive from: 1921-2013

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
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    An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
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    Every creative act draws on the past whether it pretends to or not. It draws on what it knows. There is no such thing, really, as a creative act in a vacuum.
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    Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
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    Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.
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    The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
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    Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
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