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Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
by Le Corbusier

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

Related topics: Architecture

A house is a machine for living in.
- Le Corbusier

The home should be the treasure chest of living.
- Le Corbusier

Space and light and order.
Those are the things that men need just as much as
they need bread or a place to sleep.
- Le Corbusier

 

To create architecture is to put in order.
Put what in order? Function and objects.
- Le Corbusier

A hundred times have I thought New York is a catastrophe and 50 times:
It is a beautiful catastrophe.
- Le Corbusier

I prefer drawing to talking.
Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
- Le Corbusier

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Architecture is basically a container of something.
I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup,
but the tea.
- Yoshio Taniguchi

I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening;
to me they are one.
- Luis Barragan

Architecture tends to consume everything else,
it has become one's entire life.
- Arne Jacobsen

In any architecture, there is an equity between the
pragmatic function and the symbolic function.
- Michael Graves

To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody
history but to articulate it.
- Daniel Libeskind

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together.
There it begins.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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.
- Arthur Erickson

Architecture is not an inspirational business,
it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things;
that's all.
- Harry Seidler

Architecture arouses sentiments in man.
The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
- Adolf Loos

Architecture should speak of its time and place,
but yearn for timelessness.
- Frank Gehry

Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.
- Louis Kahn

I believe that the way people live can be directed
a little by architecture.
- Tadao Ando

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
- Philip Johnson

The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live
today than any other building that has gone remotely
by the name of architecture in our history.
- Russell Lynes

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
- Julia Morgan

The frightening thought that what you draw may become
a building makes for reasoned lines.
- Saul Steinberg

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future.
The house thinks of the present.
- Adolf Loos

My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness.
- Thom Mayne

The higher the building the lower the morals.
- Noel Coward

To me, a building - if it's beautiful -
is the love of one man,
he's made it out of his love for space,
materials, things like that.
- Martha Graham

What people want, above all, is order.
- Stephen Gardiner

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
- Thomas Fuller

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness:
first,
the doing their practical duty well:
then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
- John Ruskin

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support
for their new works collaborate with the creator.
- Antonio Gaudi

Whatever good things we build end up building us.
- Jim Rohn

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings.
That's art to me.
- Maya Lin

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
- Winston Churchill

Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form.
We should try to bring in under the same hat not a
splintered way of thinking,
but all in harmony together.
- Alvar Aalto

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
- Daniel Libeskind

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together.
I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.
- Martin Puryear

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated
housing problem but housing involved in our daily work
and all the other functions of the city.
- Alvar Aalto

Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare.
In every case they are unique, poetic,
products of the heart.
- Arthur Erickson

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

Color in certain places has the great value of making
the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
- Antonio Gaudi

If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what
can be achieved from that nothingness.
- Tadao Ando

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch,
but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel
shapes and domes is theirs.
- Harry Seidler

Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty.
They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been
literally hewn out between the columns.
- Arne Jacobsen

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple:
providing space at the right cost.
- Harry von Zell

If I have a style, I am not aware of it.
- Michael Graves

The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.
- Thomas Kempis

Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
- Richard Rogers

A city building, you experience when you walk;
a suburban building,
you experience when you drive.
- Helmut Jahn

But the building's identity resided in the ornament.
- Louis Sullivan

My buildings will be my legacy...
they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
- Julia Morgan

In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35,
you're older than most of the buildings.
- Delia Ephron

I love building spaces: architecture,
furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion.
The development procedure is more tactile.
It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people.
- Donna Karan

A great building must begin with the unmeasurable,
must go through measurable means when it is being designed
and in the end must be unmeasurable.
- Louis Kahn

We build buildings which are terribly restless.
And buildings don't go anywhere.
They shouldn't be restless.
- Minoru Yamasaki

Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.
- John Osborne

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have.
- Maya Lin

Nothing requires the architect's care more than the
due proportions of buildings.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Every building is a prototype.
No two are alike.
- Helmut Jahn

I don't build in order to have clients.
I have clients in order to build.
- Ayn Rand

I am but an architectural composer.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

A building has integrity just like a man.
And just as seldom.
- Ayn Rand

I hate vacations.
If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?
- Philip Johnson

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture,
and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it,
is because I believe we - architects -
can effect the quality of life of the people.
- Richard Rogers

Buildings should serve people, not the other way around.
- John Portman

Form follows function.
- Louis Sullivan

The interior of the house personifies the private world;
the exterior of it is part of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
- Rem Koolhaas


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