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Stephen Gardiner Quotes and Sayings

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Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans.
It presents one of man's first attempts to order his
view of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

Related topics: History

Good buildings come from good people,
ad all problems are solved by good design.
- Stephen Gardiner

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

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior
and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner

 

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

In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with
their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary
range of built-in furniture.
- Stephen Gardiner

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The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves,
to come out of the womb of nature.
- Stephen Gardiner

The center of Western culture is Greece,
and we have never lost our ties with the architectural
concepts of that ancient civilization.
- Stephen Gardiner

Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain
anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
- Stephen Gardiner

The further forward we go, the further back we have
to explore in order to go forward again.
- Stephen Gardiner

The mandala describes balance.
This is so whatever the pictorial form.
- Stephen Gardiner

The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this,
as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
- Stephen Gardiner

The Romans used every housing form known today and
they have a remarkably modern look.
- Stephen Gardiner

In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and
its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
- Stephen Gardiner

The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate
the aloofness of the French approach.
- Stephen Gardiner

Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the
individual and the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and
tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
- Stephen Gardiner

Until we perceive the meaning of our past,
we remain the mere carriers of ideas,
like the Nomads.
- Stephen Gardiner

The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic
formula which could be applied universally.
- Stephen Gardiner

The English light is so very subtle,
so very soft and misty,
that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
- Stephen Gardiner

The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian
influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
- Stephen Gardiner

People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish.
- Stephen Gardiner

Houses mean a creation, something new,
a shelter freed from the idea of a cave.
- Stephen Gardiner

The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses,
apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor.
- Stephen Gardiner

Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life,
the outside, the unknown.
- Stephen Gardiner

It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic
style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
- Stephen Gardiner

In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof;
it acts as a screen,
and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished.
- Stephen Gardiner

The greater the step forward in knowledge,
the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.
- Stephen Gardiner

In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside,
houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive.
- Stephen Gardiner

The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and
legs extended described a circle,
with his navel as the center.
- Stephen Gardiner

Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today,
Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
- Stephen Gardiner

French architecture always manages to combine the most
magnificent underlying themes of architecture;
like Roman design,
it looks to the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

It was only from an inner calm that man was able to
discover and shape calm surroundings.
- Stephen Gardiner

Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
- Stephen Gardiner

Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
- Stephen Gardiner

Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
- Stephen Gardiner

The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed
nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
- Stephen Gardiner

The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more
concerned with remembering the dead than the living.
- Stephen Gardiner

The frame of the cave leads to the frame of man.
- Stephen Gardiner

The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary
jumps forward in the story of civilization.
- Stephen Gardiner

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was
the discovery of balance between light and dark.
- Stephen Gardiner

The American order reveals a method that was largely
the outcome of material necessity,
as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid.
- Stephen Gardiner

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it
became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
- Stephen Gardiner

In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.
- Stephen Gardiner

It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow,
gradual process.
- Stephen Gardiner

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

When prayer removes distrust and doubt
and enters the field of mental certainty,
it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
- Ernest Holmes

All lasting business is built on friendship.
- Alfred A. Montapert

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living.
It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built.
Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane:
we should have built a dozen.
- Larry Niven

Home wasn't built in a day.
- Jane Sherwood Ace

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air.
They are where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty,
dies.
- John Donne

The whole structure of science gradually grows,
but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research.
- Owen Chamberlain

I see and write things first as an artist,
second as a woman, and third as a New Yorker.
All three have built-in perspectives that aren't neutral.
- Laurie Anderson

I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC.
These are huts built out of mammoth bones.
These buildings were beautifully made,
from the bones of the body into shelter.
- Ben Nicholson

Computer technology is so built into our lives that
it's part of the surround of every artist.
- Steven Levy

The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis.
Compromise is its second name.
- Enid Bagnold

Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones.
But a collection of facts is no more a science than
a heap of stones is a house.
- Henri Poincare

To say of men that they are bad is to say they are
worse than we think we are,
or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built
up on the basis of a certain few.
- Jean Rostand

Our castle is not imposing, but is well built,
and surrounded by a very fine garden.
I live in the bailiff's house.
- Franz Schubert

We weren't built to fly.
We can do it, but we shouldn't be surprised if it feels a little unnatural.
- Picabo Street


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