The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
The Industrial Revolution was another one of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
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 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.
The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living.
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.
Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
The frame of the cave leads to the frame of man.
The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.
What people want, above all, is order.
The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and legs extended described a circle, with his navel as the center.
The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown.
Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas, like the Nomads.
People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish.
Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look.
The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature.
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