Quotes By Famous Architects – Architectural Quotes

Updated on November 4, 2018 in Quotes 2019

Quotes By Famous Architects - Architectural Quotes

Form ever follows function.

– Louis Henry Sullivan

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All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.

– Frank Lloyd Wright

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

– Thomas Fuller

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Architecture is the art which so disposes and adorns the edifices raised by man, that the sight of them may contribute to his mental health, power, and pleasure.

– John Ruskin

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Architecture begins where engineering ends.

– Walter Gropius

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A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

– Frank Lloyd Wright

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I don’t think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.

– Roy Lichtenstein

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We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.

– Winston Churchill

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All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.

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– G.K. Chesterton

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Of all the arts in the world, none is more fundamental to the way we live than architecture. It is a mirror of our own time and of times gone by, a diary that is written in mud and timber, in brick and stone, in iron and steel, in concrete and glass. Our homes, our public buildings and cities reflect what we are, what we once were – and what we hope to become.

– Trevor Howells

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