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" Chicago's one of the rare places where architecture is more visible. "
" Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country. "
" 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
" The thing is that when you are a director, you need to be involved in a lot of different fields. You must be a psychologist, an architecture expert; you must be a choreographer. "
" Architecture is politics. "
" Architecture is a ride - a physical ride and an intellectual ride. "
" Bilbao opened in 1997. It was only ten years later that I was asked to do another museum. A lot of other people got work because of Bilbao. "
" The fossil fuel industry has taken control of, and powered up, architecture and methods originally built by the tobacco industry and others to attack and deny science. "
" The architecture for 'Paladin' - given that it's at least three books, with the possibility of more - turned out to be bigger than anything I've ever created, with multiple levels of reality, interlocking mysteries and a terabyte of time frame. "
" There's nothing Dutch about my architecture. "
" Att our MIT lab, there are people from diverse backgrounds like architecture, psychology, and philosophy, giving a holistic touch to the creation of any technology we may have in mind. "
" I don't believe that classical architecture is enough to engage people anymore. They say: 'So what else is new?' "
" You have freedom, so you have to make choices - and at the point when I make a choice, the building starts to look like a Frank Gehry building. It's a signature. "
" Not yesterday, not tomorrow, only today can be given form. Only this architecture creates. "
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
" Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture. "
" I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me. "
" I love art in general - architecture, anything creative. "
" Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England. "
" Architecture struck me between the eye and the eyeball. "
" If I was influenced by anything, it was architecture: structure having to do with logic. If you don't do it right, the whole thing is going to cave in. In a certain sense, you can carry that to graphic design. Fortunately, however, nobody is going to die if you do it wrong. "
" The World's Fair was the precursor to theme parks like Disneyworld, and the really sort of cheap, superficial promotional architecture that you see everywhere in the U.S. I think there's a danger when you start creating a civilisation that isn't meant to last. "
" The problem with digital architecture is that an algorithm can produce endless variations, so an architect has many choices. "
" I object to the hegemony of form in contemporary architecture. We have very advanced technological tools, but ultimately, we create buildings exactly like we used to before: We send the drawings to an engineer and let him struggle with figuring out how to build it. "
" If a building becomes architecture, then it is art. "
" But those musics do not address the larger kind of architecture in time that classical music does, whatever each one of us knows that classical music must mean. "
Michael Tilson Thomas
" I don't know how to overcome this perception that I'm extravagant. "
" Architecture will always express the technical and social progress of the country in which it is carried out. If we wish to give it the human content that it lacks, we must participate in the political struggle. "
" It is not with architecture that one can disseminate any political ideology. "
" If you look at the architecture of Washington, D.C., it is not by mistake that the dome over the Capitol is the very center of the federal city. The White House and the Supreme Court are set about us, satellites to the supreme power of the people expressed in the legislative authority of Congress. "
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
" The last thing a young artist should do in poetry or any other field is think about what's in style, what's current, what are the trends. Think instead of what you like to read, what do you admire, what you like to listen to in music. What do you like to look at in architecture? Try to make a poem that has some of those qualities. "
" Of the individual poems, some are more lyric and some are more descriptive or narrative. Each poem is fixed in a moment. All those moments written or read together take on the movement and architecture of a narrative. "