The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
It was only from an inner calm that man was able to discover and shape calm surroundings.
The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden
Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.
The Industrial Revolution was another one of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
The interior of the house personifies the private world; the exterior of it is part of the outside world.
Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.
Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process.
It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture.
In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
The further forward we go, the further back we have to explore in order to go forward again.
People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish.
Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses, apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor.
The American order reveals a method that was largely the outcome of material necessity, as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid.
The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach.
The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form.
The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature.
The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look.
Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
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