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.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
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.
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
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.
The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.