John Wardle

"To each project, irrespective of type, we bring an interest in the personal and collective histor...

Vo Trong Nghia

"In areas with many rocks I will design works with stone; in areas with pretty coloured clay I will...

Gregory Burgess

"In a way our buildings are ourselves. Their gestures to the world reflect our human responsiveness...

David Salmela

"Design is about making great things happen in any situation, regardless of the constraints.” A...

Jun Aoki

"Selves are nothing more than chains of accidental occurrences." Architect: Jun Aoki Project:...

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Sayings Worth Quoting, Quotations Worth Sharing


"As an architect you go to a site to study every angle  available— to feel in your body what needs to be done; intuitively you create."

-  Steven Holl


Title: Urbanisms - Working with Doubt

Author: Steven Holl

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (November 4, 2009)

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"While we doggedly pursue ways of achieving aesthetic goals in buildings, we act rather timidly in the pursuit of public policy changes that would enable us to reach no less ambitious goals in practice."

-  Thomas Fisher

In The Scheme Of Things: Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture

Title: In the Scheme of Things : Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture

Author: Thomas Fisher

Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press; 1 edition (February 1, 2006)

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"Basing your 'beliefs' on rational arguments and reasons, in spite of the pressure to conform to a different view shared by other people (the majority of your peers or an authority figure), is called 'intellectual integrity'."

-  Branko Mitrovic

Philosophy for Architects

Title: Philosophy for Architects

Author: Branko Mitrovic

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (June 29, 2011)

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“[i]n order to be significant architecture must be forgotten.”

-  Aldo Rossi

Architecture Oriented Otherwise

Title: Architecture Oriented Otherwise

Author: David Leatherbarrow

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (November 19, 2008)

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"Architecture begins with clients who have the courage to 'take the leap.' "

Peter Gluck

Peter Gluck

Title: A Modern Impulse: Peter L. Gluck and Partners

Author: Oscar Riera Ojeda (Editor), Joseph Giovannini (Introduction), Peter Gluck (Introduction)

Publisher: Oro Editions (Aug 1 2008)

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"The first rule of marketing: Never wait! Find opportunity, rather than waiting for it to come to you."

David Koren

Architect's Essentials of Marketing

Title: Architect's Essentials of Marketing

Author: David Koren

Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (September 17, 2004)

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"When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."

R.Buckminster Fuller

Integrated Strategies in Architecture

Title: Integrated Strategies in Architecture (Technologies of Architecture)

Author: Joan Zunde (Author), Hocine Bougdah (Author)

Publisher: Taylor & Francis; 1 edition (July 26, 2006)

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“Humanity needs dreams to be able to survive the miseries of daily existence, even if only for an instant.”

- Oscar Niemeyer

Title: Oscar Niemeyer, Architect Who Gave Brasília Its Flair, Dies at 104

Author: Simon Romero


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