But the building's identity resided in the ornament.

Louis Sullivan
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Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.

Daniel Libeskind
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Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.

Antonio Gaudi
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Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.

Jimmy Breslin
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Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.

John Osborne
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Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.

Enid Nemy
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Every building is a prototype. No two are alike.

Helmut Jahn
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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
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For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind.

James Rouse
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Form follows function.

Louis Sullivan
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