Dictums of Famous Architects 01

  • “Less is more” - Ludwig Mies Van de Rohe
  • "Less is a bore" - Robert Venturi
  • "Every great architect is- necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age" - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Form follows function” - Louis Sullivan
  • “Form does not necessarily follow function” - Antonio Gaudi
  • "Form follows function- that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union" - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • "Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die" - Daniel Burnham
  • "Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood" - Daniel Burnham
  • “A house is a house” - Louis Kahn
  • “Art and Architecture, the new unity” - Walter Gropius
  • "Architecture is the reaching out for the truth" - Louis Kahn
  • “Cube within a cube” - Le Corbusier
  • "The house is a machine for living in" - Le Corbusier
  • “A bridge is like a house” - Robert Maillart
  • "Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • "Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins" - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • “Function influence but does not dictate form” - Eero Saarinen
  • “Architectural-form equals social-form” - Eliel Saarinen
  • “Modern architecture need not to be Western” - Kenzo Tange
  • "All architects want to live beyond their deaths" - Philip Johnson
  • “Architecture must meet 3 requirements: strength, beauty, and unity” - Marcus Vitruvius Pocio

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