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The remainder of this group of architecture quotes continues to define the views of these well-known famous people. You will find architecture quotes form, Arthur Erickson, David Allan Coe, Jim Rohn and others

Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
-Adolf Loos

I am but an architectural composer.
-Alexander Jackson Davis

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
-Alexander Jackson Davis

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.
-Alvar Aalto

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.
-Alvar Aalto

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.
-Antonio Gaudi

Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
-Antonio Gaudi

Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.
-Arne Jacobsen

Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
-Arne Jacobsen

Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.
-Arthur Erickson

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
-Arthur Erickson

I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
-Ayn Rand

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
-Ayn Rand

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
-Daniel Burnham

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
-Daniel Libeskind

To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.
-Daniel Libeskind

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
-David Allan Coe

In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35, you're older than most of the buildings.
-Delia Ephron

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I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people.
-Donna Karan

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
-Enid Nemy

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
-Frank Gehry

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
-Frank Lloyd Wright

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
-Frank Lloyd Wright

Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.
-Harry Seidler

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs.
-Harry Seidler

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple: providing space at the right cost.
-Harry von Zell

A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive.
-Helmut Jahn

Every building is a prototype. No two are alike.
-Helmut Jahn

For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind.
-James Rouse

Whatever good things we build end up building us.
-Jim Rohn

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
-Jimmy Breslin

Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.
-John Osborne

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
-John Portman

Buildings should serve people, not the other way around.
-John Portman

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
-John Ruskin

My buildings will be my legacy... they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
-Julia Morgan

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
-Julia Morgan

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