ARCHITECTURE, n The art of how to waste space.
All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients, but we've both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business.
I like Houston. It's the last great 19th-century city. Houston has a spirit about it that is truly American, an optimism. People there aren't afraid to try something new.
All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?
I'm about four skyscrapers behind.