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"We are forever being lured toward whatever may be lurking in a beginning endlessly repeated.”

-  Arata Isozaki

Matter in the Floating World

Title: Matter in the Floating World: Conversations with Leading Japanese Architects and Designers

Author: Blaine Brownell

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (March 9, 2011)

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" Nothing can act or be acted upon without body, nor can anything create space except the void and emptiness. Therefore, beside void and bodies, there can be no third nature of itself in the sum of things.”

Titus Lucretius Carus

Built Upon Love

Title: Built upon Love: Architectural Longing after Ethics and Aesthetics

Author: Alberto Pérez-Gómez

Publisher: The MIT Press (March 31, 2006)

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"Maps help us find our way through cities; skylines give us memorable images of them..., but while the first presents a configuration no one can ever see, the second offers an image that invites appreciation."

-  David Leatherbarrow

Architecture Oriented Otherwise

Title: Architecture Oriented Otherwise

Author: David Leatherbarrow

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

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"The view that all thinking is verbal is unlikely to make sense to architects, who have to first imagine visually the buildings they design."

-  Branko Mitrovic

Philosophy for Architects

Title: Philosophy for Architects

Author: Branko Mitrovic

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (June 29, 2011)

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"The less influence and control we have, the more likely others, who may not be aware of what architects actually do, will determine how much time we have to work."

-  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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"Appointing architects to conceive places is like appointing foxes to advise on chicken security."

- Jonathan Meades

Title of article: Architects are the last people who should shape our cities.

Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/sep/18/architects-cities-jonathan-meades

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"Many people believe that artistic ability is a matter of inborn genius, but I am convinced that the main factor is commitment."

-  Christopher Day

Places of the Soul

Title: Places of the Soul

Author: Christopher Day

Publisher: Thorsons (June 25, 1999)

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"What can be the point of inbetweens when the goals of too many wanderings are not up to the quality of the journey."

-  Leon Krier

The Architecture of Community

Title: The Architecture of Community

Author: Leon Krier

Publisher: Island Press; 1 edition (May 1, 2009)

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