When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.
Architecture is really about well-being. I think that people want to feel good in a space ... On the one hand it's about shelter, but it's also about pleasure.
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Since it [architecture] is music in space, as it were a frozen music.
Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don't design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants.
Ah, to build, to build! That is the noblest of all the arts.
As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
When we build, let us think that we build forever.
A journalist and an information architect face exactly the same problem - how to give shape to the pile of information in front of you in a way that will make it easy and natural for people to comprehend. I can't imagine any better preparation for the work I do now.
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
You should just enjoy it, but as soon as you decide that it is going to be your career, no matter whether you want to be a doctor or an architect or anything else, you need to work 5 hours a day.
I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply.
To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it.
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