There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
"Less is more" is said to have been one of the favorite maxims of architect Mies Van der Rohe.
Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through
Architecture is a social act and the material theater of human activity.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul
An architect is the drawer of dreams
Architecture is music in space, as it were a frozen music
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.
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.
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.
Architecture is inhabited sculpture
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over
Architects believe that not only do they sit at the right hand of God, but that if God ever gets up, they take the chair