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"Landscape shapes culture" - Terry Tempest Williams

"I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one." - Luis Barragan

"I like to think about machines and technology in relation to landscape and architecture." - Antoine Predock

"Architecture is politics." - Mitchell Kapor

"Architecture is inhabited sculpture." - Constantin Brancusi

"Architecture is invention." - Oscar Niemeyer

"I've always been interested in the idea of the artificial landscape. Reforming the landscape. Architecture being a method of reforming the earth's surface." - Lebbeus Woods

"All gardening is landscape painting." - William Kent

"Landscape is history made visible." - J. B. Jackson

"I think Ms. Monroe's architecture is extremely good architecture." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Modernism', as a label, has currency in the arts, architecture, planning, landscape, politics, theology, cultural history and elsewhere." - Tom Turner

"The concept of architecture as analogous to landscape is something that has interested me for a long time." - Antoine Predock

"Good architecture lets nature in." - Mario Pei

"Architecture begins where engineering ends." - Walter Gropius

"I'm very interested in architecture." - Nikki Sixx

"I call architecture frozen music." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"Stop destroying the landscape with your outfit." - Rick Owens

"Each city has its own culinary landscape." - Padma Lakshmi

"You can't transmit a landscape, happily enough." - Jean-Luc Godard

"Horses make a landscape look beautiful." - Alice Walker

"There is a lot of bad architecture. What we need more is to look at how our landscape should look in the next decades." - Dieter Rams

"Literature is painting, architecture, and music." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Our architecture reflects truly as a mirror." - Louis Sullivan

"Architecture is the work of nations" - John Ruskin

"Architecture is an expression of values." - Norman Foster

"Architecture in general is frozen music." - Friedrich von Schelling

"Dismantling the architecture of my discontent" - Paul Auster

"Architecture is the thoughtful making of space." - Louis Kahn

"I don't believe in morality in architecture." - Michael Graves

"Infrastructure is much more important than architecture." - Rem Koolhaas

"Architecture is unnecessarily difficult. It's very tough." - Zaha Hadid

"There's nothing Dutch about my architecture." - Rem Koolhaas

"I'm not against architecture per se, I'm just against bad architecture." - Jonathan Meades

"Architecture has joined the world of fashion, but fashion is passing and architecture is timeless." - Moshe Safdie

"A temple is a landscape of the soul." - Joseph Campbell

"...death seemed the most prevalent feature of the landscape." - Cormac Mccarthy

"All gardening is landscape painting,' said Alexander Pope." - Rebecca Solnit

"In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness." - Samuel Beckett

"Landscape painting is the obvious resource of misanthropy." - William Hazlitt

"I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued." - Galen Rowell

"I think the future of architecture does not lie so much in continuing to fill up the landscape, as in bringing back life and order to our cities and towns." - Gottfried Bohm

"The building is absolutely stunning. It is a magnificent and important piece of architecture that contributes greatly to the cultural landscape of Washington. It is one the best designed buildings in D.C. in the last decade." - Zelda Fichandler

"The difference between landscape and landscape is small, but there is a great difference in the beholders." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance." - Rem Koolhaas

"Architecture depends on Order, Arrangement, Eurythmy, Symmetry , Propriety , and Economy." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." - Laurie Anderson

"My furniture is an exercise in architecture or architectural mood." - Ettore Sottsass

"Architecture is a dangerous mixture of power and impotence." - Rem Koolhaas

"The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture." - Salvador Dali

"If a building becomes architecture, then it is art." - Arne Jacobsen

"Architecture is the reaching out for the truth." - Louis Kahn

"Architecture struck me between the eye and the eyeball." - Louis Kahn

"Architecture is changing faster than some other professions." - Moshe Safdie

"All real education is the architecture of the soul." - William Bennett

"I have no requirements for a style of architecture." - Michael Graves

"Architecture is a slow business, and city planning even slower." - Richard Rogers

"I have a preference for rough architecture, real, inexpensive, unfinished." - Thom Mayne

"So here I stand before you preaching organic architecture: declaring organic architecture to be the modern ideal." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"I think one of the primary goals of a feminist landscape architecture would be to work toward a public landscape in which we can roam the streets at midnight, in which every square is available for Virginia Woolf to make up her novels" - Rebecca Solnit

"Buffalo is one of America's great designed cities. The interweaving of great architecture, landscape architecture and important historic sites makes Buffalo a must see destination for preservationists, designers, history buffs, and anyone wishing to see an inspiring example of American design." - Richard Moe

"The strengths landscape architecture draws from its garden design heritage include: the Vitruvian design tradition of balancing utility, firmness and beauty; use of the word 'landscape' to mean 'a good place' - as the objective of the design process; a comprehensive approach to open space planning involving city parks, greenways and nature outside towns; a planning theory about the contextualisation of development projects; the principle that development plans should be adapted to their landscape context." - Tom Turner

"The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"I had the landscape in my arms as I painted it. I had the landscape in my mind and shoulder and wrist." - Helen Frankenthaler

"I'll sue!" Ian sputtered. "I'll sue you AND the dog. And the country of South Korea. And...and..." "The landscape architect?" Natalie asked. "The landscape architect!" Ian shouted." - Peter Lerangis

"I've always been interested, - if you look back at my work from the beginning, really - I've always been interested in the idea of the artificial landscape. Reforming the landscape. Architecture being a method of reforming the earth's surface. We reshape the earth's surface, from architecture to paving streets, to parking lots and buildings that are really reforming the surface of the earth. Reforming nature, taking over what we find. And we're mushing it around and remaking a new earth - or, what we used to call Terra Nova." - Lebbeus Woods

"All architecture is great architecture after sunset." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Architecture has to be greater than just architecture. It has to address social values, as well as technical and aesthetic values." - Samuel

"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community." - Stephen Gardiner

"Somehow, architecture alters the way we think about the world and the way we behave. Any serious architecture, as a litmus test, has to be that." - Thom Mayne

"Architecture is my work, and I've spent my whole life at a drawing board, but life is more important than architecture. What matters is to improve human beings." - Oscar Niemeyer

"Improvising musicians are musical travelers, voyagers. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape." - Gary Burton

"To plant is but a part of landscape composition; to co-ordinate is all." - Christopher Tunnard

"Designing a landscape is about connecting the body, soul and mind to the land itself." - Kathryn Gustafson

"In every landscape should reside jewels of abstract art waiting to be discovered." - Melissa Brown

"The finest landscape in the world is improved by a good inn in the foreground." - Samuel Johnson

"Science is my territory, but science fiction is the landscape of my dreams." - Freeman Dyson

"The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it..." -Ralph Waldo Emerson" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The mind is never more highly gratified than in contemplating a natural landscape." - Henry Home

"The landscape thinks itself in me and I am its consciousness." - Paul Cezanne

"Spring and autumn are inconsiderable events in a landscape compared with the shadows of a cloud." - Alice Meynell

"The landscape of my childhood was one of fierce occupation by trees." - Janisse Ray

"Ransack the language as he might, words failed him. He wanted another landscape, and another tongue." - Virginia Woolf

"It's our landscape which defines our identity and it's what I'm most grateful for." - Mick Dodson

"To the landscape architect a rock garden... appears... the work of a lunatic." - Louise Wilder

"I see evidence of my own racist brainwashing when exploring the landscape of current foreign policy." - Margaret Cho

"Sex, without society as its landscape, has never been of much interest to fiction." - Elizabeth Hardwick

"I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching." - Daniel Daylewis

"Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life." - Marianne Williamson

"There's nothing more interesting than the landscape of the human face." - Irvin Kershner

"I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content." - Arthur Boyd

"The percept is the landscape before man, in the absence of man." - Gilles Deleuze

"The American landscape has no foreground and the American mind no background." - Edith Wharton

"The Arab Awakening or Arab Spring has transformed the geopolitical landscape." - Ban Kimoon

"I always thought of the English landscape as being English gardens." - Robert Wilson

"I'm trying to discover - invent, I suppose - an architecture, and forms of urban planning, that do something of the same thing in a contemporary way. I started out trying to create buildings that would sparkle like isolated jewels; now I want them to connect, to form a new kind of landscape, to flow together with contemporary cities and the lives of their peoples." - Zaha Hadid

"The human face is the most deeply ingrained image in our brains. It is the two dots and a dash we connect with as babies. It is the focus of our attention in our relationships with each other. The face and the human figure express all we are. Everything else - architecture, art, even landscape - we usually understand in relation to us." - Dave McKean

"You have to love writing a song and architecture. You have to give it a form. It is my job to create a sonic landscape. I like to create ambiance and atmosphere. The writing is the intimate part of it. It is a sketch. The production is the whole painting." - Keren Ann

"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it." - Daniel Libeskind

"In pure architecture the smallest detail should have a meaning or serve a purpose." - Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

"It is therefore indisputable that the limbs of architecture are derived from the limbs of man." - Michelangelo

"Among the planets of the arts, architecture is the dark side of the moon." - Bruno Zevi

"The genius of architecture seems to have shed its maledictions over this land." - Thomas Jefferson

"I think in doing stand-up there are no rules and there's no architecture." - Michael Ian Black

"Architecture is a language. When you are very good, you can be a poet" - Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

"The purpose of construction is TO MAKE THINGS HOLD TOGETHER; of architecture TO MOVE US." - Le Corbusier

"Architecture is crystallized music." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up." - George Lamming

"Architecture must make connections" - Gottfried Bohm

"We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost." - Ray Bradbury

"Architecture is petrified music." - Felix Emanuel Schelling

"Madame de Stael pronounced architecture to be frozen music; so is statuary crystallized spirituality." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"By the unification of architecture, sculpture and painting a new plastic reality will be created." - Piet Mondrian

"Architecture is petrified music." - Felix Schelling

"The rules of logic are to mathematics what those of structure are to architecture." - Bertrand Russell

"Architecture is a social act and the material theater of human activity." - Spiro Kostof

"I make no special difference between architecture and design, they are two different stages of invention." - Ettore Sottsass

"Architecture aims at Eternity" - Christopher Wren

"A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy." - Walter Gropius

"I view the JVM as just another architecture that Perl ought to be ported to." - Larry Wall

"I ended up as an American Studies Major but my real interest was architecture." - Steve Purdy

"Today, architecture is invention. It isn't enough to just be rational - It must also be beautiful." - Oscar Niemeyer

"I love '70s organic architecture. I am very influenced by the time when I grew up." - Alexandre De Betak

"Half of architecture students are women, and you see respected, established female architects all the time." - Zaha Hadid

"Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life." - Arne Jacobsen

"I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away." - Helmut Jahn

"Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became." - Louis Kahn

"People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train." - Marc Newson

"There is a profound ethic to architecture which is different from the other arts." - Moshe Safdie

"You don't need to spend a lot of money on stuff when you have amazing architecture." - Nate Berkus

"Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light." - Le Corbusier

"To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects." - Le Corbusier

"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness." - Frank Gehry

"Chicago's one of the rare places where architecture is more visible." - Frank Gehry

"In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function." - Michael Graves

"The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth." - Michael Graves

"I don't know why I've always been so captivated by architecture." - Tim Gunn

"Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need renovating on a regular basis." - Tadao Ando

"Architecture was always the plan. I always figured I'd just do theater on the side." - Michael Lomenda

"Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise." - Adolf Loos

"Istanbul is inspiring because it has its own code of architecture, literature, poetry, music." - Christian Louboutin

"Japanese architecture is very much copied in this country and in Europe." - Minoru Yamasaki

"The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house." - Thomas Reid

"Architecture is always political." - Richard Rogers

"I love architecture." - Chris Pine

"Architecture aims at Eternity." - Christopher Wren

"Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest." - Stephen Gardiner

"Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community." - Stephen Gardiner

"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally." - Stephen Gardiner

"Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over." - Ernest Hemingway



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