Quotes About Architecture

We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.

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

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.