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As much as we may want to withdraw into a world of pure problem solving, we have to acknowledge that the most successful architectures are the ones you can actually convince someone to implement.


Jesse James Garrett


#actually #architectures #convince #implement #into

Look, architecture has a lot of places to hide behind, a lot of excuses. 'The client made me do this.' 'The city made me do this.' 'Oh, the budget.' I don't believe that anymore.


Frank Gehry


#architecture #behind #believe #budget #city

I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us.


Daniel Libeskind


#contribute #else #everyone #i #like

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.


Daniel Libeskind


#cities #creations #greatest #humanity

Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built.


Daniel Libeskind


#built #cent #competition #get #idea

The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history.


Russell Lynes


#any #building #gone #had #history

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.


Steve Martin


#architecture #dancing #like #music #talking

But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour.


Thom Mayne


#activity #architecture #behaviour #believe #change

Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal. They operate within the terms of the work, like any art.


Thom Mayne


#architecture #art #autonomy #because #cannot

I'm often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That's impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more.


Thom Mayne


#any #architects #architecture #called #could






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