Architect - Architecture Quotes

I am the innovator. I am the originator. I am the emancipator. I am the architect of rock ‘n’ roll.

I don’t think that architects have lived up to their duty. As well as their privilege.

Organic means, in a philosophic sense, entity. Where the whole is to the part and the part is to the whole. Where the nature of the materials, the nature of the purpose, the nature of the entire performance becomes a necessity and out of that comes what significance you can give the building as a […]

If we have to talk about architecture, I want to do it, but I don’t want to do it under the name of Jeanneret. I said “I will take the name of… of a great… of a maternal ancestor, Le Corbusier [sic] and I will sign my architectural articles Le Corbusier.”

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.

Man builds no structure which outlives a book.

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.

Architecture has its political Use; public Buildings being the Ornament of a Country; it establishes a nation, draws People and Commerce; makes the People love their native Country, which Passion is the Original of all great Actions in a Commonwealth… Architecture aims at Eternity.

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

I think Ms. (Marilyn) Monroe’s architecture is extremely good architecture.