Any relationship between a building and its users is one of violence, for any use means the intrusion of a human body into a given space, the intrusion of one order into another.

— Bernard Tschumi

The most undeniable Bernard Tschumi quotes to discover and learn by heart

Concepts differentiate architecture from mere building.

..A bicycle shed with a concept is architecture; a cathedral without one is just a building.

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The general public will almost always stand behind the traditionalists.

In the public eye, architecture is about comfort, about shelter, about bricks and mortar.

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Society secretly delights in crime, excesses, and violated prohibitions of all sorts.

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I never talked about architecture with my father, which I regret

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My apartment reflects my views as an architect.

It is minimal, austere. The architecture doesn't impose itself upon you. The apartment is a stage for other things to take place.

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To really appreciate architecture, you may even need to commit a murder.

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Architecture is not so much a knowledge of form, but a form of knowledge.

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