Whatever good things we build end up building us.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
When we build, let us think that we build forever.
In architecture the pride of man, his triumph over gravitation, his will to power, assume a visible form. Architecture is a sort of oratory of power by means of forms.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Architecture is like a mythical fantastic. It has to be experienced. It can't be described. We can draw it up and we can make models of it, but it can only be experienced as a complete whole.
I don't know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do.
Architecture begins where engineering ends.
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
I call architecture frozen music.
When an architect is asked what his best building is, he usually answers, "The next one."
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Architecture is invention.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.
Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Architecture is to make us know and remember who we are.
A house is a machine for living in.
All architecture, which does not express serenity, fails in its spiritual mission. Thus, it has been a mistake to abandon the shelter of walls for the inclemency of large areas of glass.
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