Architecture falls between art and airports. It's pragmatic-it helps you get from point A to point B. But it also works as art. It makes you think twice. It inspires you. It brings you back to yourself.

— Ben van Berkel

The most revolutionary Ben van Berkel quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

My mother took me to Venice one time and showed me all the houses where famous composers used to live. It gave me a fascination for music and the city, but also for architecture. It was a valuable lesson.


I never show the back of my tongue. That is a Dutch expression.


Ideas can come while reading a good novel.