by Stewart Zayn
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Architecture is an expression of values.
Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put a man into possession of his own earth.
Beauty perishes in life, but is immortal in art
Architecture should be rooted in the past, and yet be part of our own time and forward-looking.
Good architecture should be a projection of life itself, and that implies an intimate knowledge of biological, social, technical, and artistic problems.
By dint of building well, you get to be a good architect
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Architecture begins where engineering ends.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
Architecture is really about well-being. I think that people want to feel good in a space… On the one hand, it’s about shelter, but it’s also about pleasure.
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Architecture is not based on concrete and steel and the elements of the soil. It’s based on wonder.
Every great architect is necessary – a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
Architecture is measured against the past; you build in the future, and you try to imagine the future.
Architecture is the alpha principle of all arts.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
No architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect.
As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past for a future which is essentially unknown.
Form ever follows function.
Architecture belongs to culture, not to civilization.
Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Architecture is a very dangerous job. If a writer makes a bad book, eh, people don’t read it. But if you make bad architecture, you impose ugliness on a place for a hundred years.
My work is not about “form follows function,” but “form follows beauty” or, even better, “form follows feminine.
God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least for me, an abuse of paper.
Architecture Aims At Eternity.
Architecture is the reaching out for truth.
Each new situation requires a new architecture.
There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore, buildings must have no straight lines or sharp corners.
The building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.
If a project is intense, valid, and has a powerful idea, its imperfections will be in the background.
I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity.
The architecture we remember is that which never consoles or comforts us.
The mother art is architecture. Without the architecture of our own, we have no soul of our own civilization.
When I’m working on a problem, I never think about its beauty, I just think about how to solve the problem, but when I finish it, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it’s wrong.
Early in my career…I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypercritical humility… I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry.
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