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" A city, far from being a cluster of buildings, is actually a sequence of spaces enclosed and defined by buildings. "
I. M. Pei
" A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it. "
" Alfriston is a compact village set around a rather traffic-weary High Street, mainly of old, timbered buildings. The principal sights lie to the east on the river side. "
" All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden. "
" And autos are not the only product that could be made more energy efficient if we just put in place sensible requirements. This is also true of many appliances and even of entire buildings. "
" And exciting buildings are fine periodically. "
" A painter, a sculptor, a writer, they can express freely. They don't affect society as a whole. We build buildings that have a purpose, that stay there for hundreds of years or decades. "
" Architects have to become designers of eco-systems. Not just designers of beautiful facades or beautiful sculptures, but systems of economy and ecology, where we channel the flow not only of people, but also the flow of resources through our cities and buildings. "
" Architects have to become more aware of exactly what is involved in designing barrier-free buildings and homes. "
" Architecture is about public space held by buildings. "
" Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. "
" As a foreigner, I used to think all of Michigan was a post-apocalyptic wasteland of burning buildings, trashed cars, abandoned factories and broken dreams. But now I know that's just Detroit. It's only the Democrat-controlled areas that are a disaster. "
" As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this. "
" Bad people will find a way to do harm, whether it's homemade explosives, illegal weapons, or flying planes into buildings. Restricting law-abiding citizens' right to bear arms is not the answer. "
" Because, if we understand how a building is to be produced and we find a way that it can be more simply produced, then obviously we are contributing to building better buildings more easily. "
" Before 2000, everything was about being contextual, and buildings were supposed to be good citizens. "
" Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece. "
" Buildings are always better than drawings and models. "
" Buildings are forms of performances. "
" Buildings are 'humane' only when they promote peaceful human co-existence. "
" Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity. "
" Buildings should serve people, not the other way around. "
" Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun. "
Frank Lloyd Wright
" But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for instance, that we like. "
" Care should be taken that all buildings are well lighted: in those of the country this point is easily accomplished, because the wall of a neighbour is not likely to interfere with the light. "
" Chinese buildings are like American buildings, with big footprints. People don't care about daylight or fresh air. "
" Cities are about juxtaposition. In Florence, classical buildings sit against medieval buildings. It's that contrast we like. In Bordeaux, we built law courts right next door to what is effectively a listed historic building, and that makes it exciting. "
" Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards. "
" Destroy and damage infrastructure, public buildings and government buildings. Do not leave them any place from which they can operate to damage Israel. We must be sure that Hamas will be spending many years in rebuilding Gaza and not in attacking Israel. "
" Detroit is a city that really stands out. It's been through a very difficult time. There's been a lot of pain here, and the city, physically, has suffered. You can see it in certain neighborhoods, and there's buildings downtown that have been abandoned. "
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