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First, there is the bare beauty of the logs themselves with their long lines and firm curves. Then there is the open charm felt of the structural features which are not hidden under plaster and ornament, but are clearly revealed, a charm felt in Japanese architecture.


Gustav Stickley


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Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.


Thomas Fuller


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The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization.


Stephen Gardiner


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Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.


Stephen Gardiner


#both #community #georgian #individual #respected

French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.


Stephen Gardiner


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Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.


Stephen Gardiner


#flexibility #greatest #japanese #lessons #most

The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living.


Stephen Gardiner


#concerned #contribution #dead #egyptian #living

Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.


Stephen Gardiner


#copied #england #states #straight #united

What people want, above all, is order.


Stephen Gardiner


#above #order #people #want

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.


Harold Wilson


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