Quotes on Architecture and Architects

Quotes on Architecture and Architects

The postwar architecture is the accountant’s revenge on the prewar businessman’s dreams. Rem Koolhaas

 

 If we build in the desert, let the house know the desert and the desert be proud of the house. Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Architect: One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. Ambrose Bierce

 

We shape our buildings. Thereafter they shape us. Winston Churchill

 

Less is more. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

 

Less is a bore. Robert Venturi, in response to Mies van der Rohe’s credo

 

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man’s life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. Eero Saarinen

 

Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form, and therefore it is the truest record of life as it was lived in the world yesterday, as it is lived today or ever will be lived. Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Architecture is the will of an epoch transplanted into space. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

 

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light. Le Corbusier

 

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don’t wrap fish in our work. Hugh Newell Jacobsen

 

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines. Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Architecture begins where engineering ends. Walter Gropius

Well, back to the drawing board. Peter Arno

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