65 Architecture Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing Architecture Sayings.

Contents

  1. Architecture Sayings
  2. Short Architecture Sayings
  3. Top Ten Architecture Sayings

Architecture Sayings

 

“Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.” —Renzo Piano

 

“Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.” —Julia Morgan

 

“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

 

“I have found among my papers a sheet . . . in which I call architecture frozen music.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“Good buildings come from good people and all problems are solved by good design.” —Stephen Gardiner

 

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle

 

“Architecture is not an inspirational business, it’s a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that’s all.” —Harry Seidler

 

“My buildings don’t speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness.” —Thom Mayne

 

“Architecture is not based on concrete and steel, and the elements of the soil. It’s based on wonder.” —Daniel Libeskind

 

“Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall.The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall.” —Louis Kahn

 

“The difference between good and bad architecture is the time you spend on it.” —David Chipperfield

 

“Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because the idea wasn’t theirs.” —Frank Chimero

 

“I don’t know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do.” —Frank Gehry

 

“To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.” —Le Corbusier

 

“I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That’s art to me.” —Maya Lin

 

“Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There is begins.” —Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

 

“Architecture is the learned game correct and magnificent of forms assembled in the light.” —Le Corbusier

 

“The secret of good architecture is having more than meets the eye.” —Annabelle Selldorf

 

“In pure architecture the smallest detail should have a meaning or serve a purpose.” —Augustus W. N. Pugin

 

“The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

 

“In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your leg, it’s modern architecture.” —Nancy Banks-Smith

 

“Among the planets of the arts, architecture is the dark side of the moon.” —Bruno Zevi

 

“Architecture should be dedicated to keeping the outside out and the inside in.” —Leonard Baskin

 

“Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society.” —I.M. Pei

 

“Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” —Frank Gehry

 

“People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train.” —Marc Newson

 

“The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.” —Thomas Reid

 

“The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

 

“Forests were the first temples of God and in forests men grasped their first idea of architecture.” —James C. Snyder

 

“Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect’s task, therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.” —Adolf Loos

 

“You can’t make an architect. But you can… open the doors and windows toward the light as you see it.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

 

“I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.” —Tadao Ando

Short Architecture Sayings

 

“Architecture is the alpha principle of all arts.” —Louis-Ferdinand Céline

 

“Architecture is an expression of values.” —Norman Foster

 

“There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

“A design isn’t finished until someone is using it.” —Brenda Laurel

 

“No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.” —Unknown

 

“The art of building emerges from the art of living.” —Witold Rybczynski

 

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” —Winston Churchill

 

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” —Jim Rohn

 

“Each new situation requires a new architecture.” —Jean Nouvel

 

“Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.” —Brian Reed

 

“An idea is salvation by imagination.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

 

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” —Jim Rohn

 

“Architecture begins where engineering ends.” —Walter Gropius

 

“Life is architecture and architecture is the mirror of life.” —I.M. Pei

 

“Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.” —Louis Kahn

 

“All real education is the architecture of the soul.” —William Bennett

 

“Architecture is art, nothing else.” —Philip Johnson

 

“People ignore design that ignores people.” —Frank Chimero

 

“When we build, let us think that we build forever.” —John Ruskin

 

“Architecture is an expression of values.” —Norman Foster

 

“Each new situation requires a new architecture.” —Jean Nouvel

 

“A room is not a room without natural light.” —Louis Kahn

 

“Design is where science and art break even.” —Mieke Gerritzen

 

“The future of architecture is culture.” —Philip Johnson

 

“Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance.” —Rern Koolhaas

 

“Architecture is to make us know and remember who we are.” —Geoffrey Jellicoe

Top Ten Architecture Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten Architecture Sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Architecture begins where engineering ends.” —Walter Gropius
  2. “Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall.The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall.” —Louis Kahn
  3. “Good buildings come from good people and all problems are solved by good design.” —Stephen Gardiner
  4. “There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton
  5. “People ignore design that ignores people.” —Frank Chimero
  6. “The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.” —Frank Lloyd Wright
  7. “Architecture is not based on concrete and steel, and the elements of the soil. It’s based on wonder.” —Daniel Libeskind
  8. “Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society.” —I.M. Pei
  9. “Good buildings come from good people and all problems are solved by good design.” —Stephen Gardiner
  10. “Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.” —Renzo Piano