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
The interior of the house personifies the private world; the exterior of it is part of the outside world.
The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
The frame of the cave leads to the frame of man.
Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
The further forward we go, the further back we have to explore in order to go forward again.
It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization.
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.
French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.
Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.
Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave.
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.
The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
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 Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
What people want, above all, is order.
Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world.
The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally.
Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
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