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" Architecture is a ride - a physical ride and an intellectual ride. "
" My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. "
" In a place like the Greek Theater in L.A., to try and create a close connection with the audience seems almost antithetical to the architecture of the building. "
" What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality. "
" As a general rule, when a new industry takes root, and the first products emerge in a wave, almost always the architecture of the product will be proprietary and interdependent in character. "
Clayton M. Christensen
" My guilty pleasure is I like to watch a lot of HGTV. I really like watching design shows about houses, like extreme homes. Like buying a bridge and turning it into a house or something like that. I really am interested in home design or something like that... architecture. "
" The Internet has created an incredible democratization of the architecture industry. "
" Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic. "
" Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I'd say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I've seen. "
" Not yesterday, not tomorrow, only today can be given form. Only this architecture creates. "
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
" If people want to see Beaux-Arts, it's fine with me. I'm interested in good architecture as anybody else. "
" Architecture is the art of how to waste space. "
" Church architecture describes visually the idea of the sacred, which is a fundamental need of man. "
" Princeton is a sublime undergraduate university. It has a good architecture school. "
" I love walking along Leith's waterfront and wandering around some of New Town's beautiful streets and squares, with their gorgeous Georgian architecture. "
" Jobs offshoring began with manufacturing, but the rise of the high-speed Internet made it possible to move offshore tradable professional skills, such as software engineering, information technology, various forms of engineering, architecture, accounting, and even the medical reading of MRIs and CT-Scans. "
Paul Craig Roberts
" 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. "
" The oldest book I have is a treatise on architecture from the 17th century. "
" That Moorish architecture is all over the place, of course. It affects me everywhere I see it, as it does so many people. But Brand Library was a special place to me, and I know I've paid homage to it many times in my drawings. "
" The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture. "
" I worked out a rather deep-dish theory defining the theater as a form of architecture rather than a form of literature. "
" There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressive outward manifestations in art and architecture, took place for the first time. "
James Henry Breasted
" A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body. "
" Concrete you can mold, you can press it into - after all, you haven't any straight lines in your body. Why should we have straight lines in our architecture? You'd be surprised when you go into a room that has no straight line - how marvelous it is that you can feel the walls talking back to you, as it were. "
" I was a rebel. I never wanted to build. We thought of architecture as intellectually bankrupt and slightly corrupt, and I was always more interested in other forms of discourse. "
" The general public will almost always stand behind the traditionalists. In the public eye, architecture is about comfort, about shelter, about bricks and mortar. "
" I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" I have realised how exciting and easy it is to be a time traveller by looking at paintings and films and architecture and playing music or listening to it. I don't think you necessarily have to live in the present all the time. "
" I am but an architectural composer. "
Alexander Jackson Davis
" Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture. "
" I'm trying to create architecture as landscape. But I'm not copying nature. "