1. 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.

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  2. The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.

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  3. Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.

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  4. Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place?

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  5. Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.

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  6. In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.

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  7. Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression.

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  8. The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe.

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  9. The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events.

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  10. Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.

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