"Life is very fleeting. It’s important to be gentle and
optimistic. We look behind and think what we’ve done in this life has
been good. It was simple; it was modest. Everyone creates their own
story and moves on. That’s it. I don’t feel particularly important. What
we create is not important. We’re very insignificant."
- Oscar Niemeyer
"When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."
- R.Buckminster Fuller
"A great building, in my opinion, must begin with the
unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed
and in the end must be unmeasurable.”
- Louis Kahn
"Architecture has always been as much about the event that takes place in a space as about the space itself."
- Bernard Tschumi
"Never talk to a client about architecture...He will not understand what you have to say about architecture most of the time."
- Mies van der Rohe
"A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
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