Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Good architecture lets nature in.
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Every building is like a person. Single and unrepeatable.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
When an architect is asked what his best building is, he usually answers, "The next one."
Architecture begins where engineering ends.
In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function.
When we build, let us think that we build forever.
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.
Modern architecture does not mean the use of immature new materials; the main thing is to refine materials in a more human direction.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
I don't know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.
Buildings are deeply emotive structures which form our psyche. People think they're just things they maneuver through, but the makeup of a person is influenced by the nature of spaces.
One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again.
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