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Inspirational Architecture Quotes

“To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.” – Daniel Libeskind

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

“A great building must begin with the immeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasured.” – Louis Kahn

“In reality some images or drawings have a greater impact than many buildings that are built.” – Emilio Ambasz

“Form ever follows function.” – Louis Henry Sullivan

“A museum is a place where one should lose one’s head.” – Renzo Piano

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

“Very often the opinion of the clients must be disregarded in their own interest.” – John M. Johansen

“I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future.” – Tadao Ando

“It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad.” – Charles Eames

“Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.” – Renzo Piano

“To create, one must first question everything.” – Eileen Gray

“Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.” – Yoshio Taniguchi

“Any work of architecture which does not express serenity is a mistake.” – Luis Barragán

“When we build, let us think that we build for ever.” – John Ruskin

“Less is more.” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

“When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. But when I’ve finished, if the solution is not beautiful I know it’s wrong.” – Buckminster Fuller

“As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” – Norman Foster