Architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. Creative work is expressed in our time as a union of technology and humanity.
Inconsistency itself breeds vitality.
In architecture, the demand was no longer for box-like forms, but for buildings that have something to say to the human emotions.
Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society.
I like to think there is something deep in our own world of reality that will create a dynamic balance between technology and human existence, the relationship between which has a decisive effect on contemporary cultural forms and social structure.
Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical
We live in a world where great incompatibles co-exist: the human scale and the superhuman scale, stability and mobility, permanence and change, identity and anonymity, comprehensibility and universality.
There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart
I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning
Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ordinary citizens without the power to reform the future.
I am aware of changes gradually taking place in my own designs as part of my thinking on this matter
I first decided architecture was for me when I saw Le Corbusier's designs in a Japanese magazine in the 1930s.
Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.
Tradition can, to be sure, participate in a creation, but it can no longer be creative itself.
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