I call architecture frozen music.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
Where do architects and designers get their ideas? The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?