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Gregory Burgess

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

David Salmela

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Sayings Worth Quoting, Quotations Worth Sharing


"Our thoughts are the shadows of our feelings."

-  Friedrich Nietzsche


Title: Urbanisms - Working with Doubt

Author: Steven Holl

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

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"How many white swans does one need to observe before inferring that all swans are white and that there are no black swans?"

-  Steven Holl

House:Black Swan Theory

Title: House: Black Swan Theory

Author: Steven Holl

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (March 29, 2007)

Page: 11

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"There is nothing wrong with being off the leading edge by doing the obvious. You just need to do it better than anyone else!"

-  Hal Box

Think Like an Architect

Title: Think Like an Architect

Author: Hal Box

Publisher: University of Texas Press; First Edition edition (May 1, 2007)

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"Spaces derive their meaning from personal experiences, rather than a submittal to external standards and imposed schemes."

Steven Harris

Steven Harris

Title: True Life - Steven Harris Architects

Author: Steven Harris

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (November 3, 2010)

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"The very nature of professional activity rests on the conviction that we must speak the truth as we see it, however inconvenient or unpleasant it may be to some."

- Thomas Fisher

Ethics for Architects

Title: Ethics for Architects

Author: Thomas Fisher

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (October 27, 2010)

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"If architecture can be said to have a poetic meaning we must recognize that what it says is not independent of what it is."

- Alberto Perez-Gomez

Questions of Perception

Title: Questions of Perception

Author: Steven Holl, Juhani Pallasmaa, Alberto Perez-Gomez

Publisher: William K Stout Pub; 2 edition (July 15, 2007)

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"Figure-ground theory states that the space that results from placing figures should be considered as carefully as the figures themselves."

- Matthew Frederick

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

Title: 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

Author: Matthew Frederick

Publisher: The MIT Press; Third Printing edition (August 31, 2007)

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"Architecture is more than the design of a utilitarian space; architecture is also an expressive art form that communicates."

- Barry Blesser

Spaces Speak, Are You Listening

Title: Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?

Author: Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter

Publisher: The MIT Press (October 27, 2006)

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