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Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space. (Quote by - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. (Quote by - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)

Architecture is frozen music. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

Architecture is not all about the design of the building and nothing else, it is also about the cultural setting and the ambience, the whole affair. (Quote by - Michael Graves)

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

I think Ms. Monroe's architecture is extremely good architecture. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

A spaceship is a delicately balanced environment. Every element that doesn't contribute to the overall functioning of the system is by definition working against it. The same is true of our planet – our mothership – though sadly, most architecture today is slowly fatal to nature's systems (Quote by - Constance Adams)

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. (Quote by - Maya Lin)

Earth proudly wears the Parthenon As best gem upon her zone. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. (Quote by - Bible)

Silently as a dream the fabric rose; No sound of hammer or of saw was there. (Quote by - William Cowper)

Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

I call architecture frozen music. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; . . . (Quote by - Bible)

Architecture is the printing-press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected, from the cromlech of the Druids to those toy-shops of royal bad taste (Quote by - Lady Morgan)

Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became. (Quote by - Louis Kahn)

There was King Bradmond's palace, Was never none richer, the story says: For all the windows and the walls Were painted with gold, both towers and halls; Pillars and doors all were of brass; Windows of latten were set with glass; It was so rich in many wise, That it was like a paradise. (Quote by - Sir Bevis of Hamptoun)

The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man. The mountain of granite blooms into an eternal flower, with the lightness and delicate finish, as well as the aerial proportions and perspective of vegetable beauty. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

When I lately stood with a friend before [the cathedral of] Amiens, . . . he asked me how it happens that we can no longer build such piles? I replied: "Dear Alphonse, men in those days had convictions (Ueberzeugungen), we moderns have opinions (Meinungen) and it requires something more than an opinion to build a Gothic cathedral. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

The organiwational architecture is really that a centipede walks on a hundred legs and one or two don’t count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organisation will go on, the growth will go on. (Quote by - Mukesh Ambani)

In architecture as in all other operative arts, the end must direct the operation. The end is to build well. Well building has three conditions: Commodity, Firmness and Delight. (Quote by - Henry Watton)

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. (Quote by - Laurie Anderson)

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. (Quote by - Donna Karan)

The architect is not free, but the artist is... The architect works with his head, but the artist with his heart. (Quote by - Serguei Ouissik)


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