Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Modern architecture does not mean the use of immature new materials; the main thing is to refine materials in a more human direction.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
Modern architecture is not a style, it's an attitude
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.
A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of authentic democracy.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being.
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.
My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience.
Each new situation requires a new architecture.
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset.
The modern architect is, generally speaking, art's greatest enemy.
I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
Architecture begins where engineering ends.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
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