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.
Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.
The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden
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.
It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
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.
Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave.
Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.
In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.
French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.
In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside 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.
The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses, apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor.
The further forward we go, the further back we have to explore in order to go forward again.
The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach.
The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
The American order reveals a method that was largely the outcome of material necessity, as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid.
The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization.
The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
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