No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.

Michael Ende
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Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.

Rem Koolhaas
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Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings.

Marcus V. Pollio
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Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.

Arne Jacobsen
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Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time.

Richard Meier
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Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.

Arthur Erickson
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The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history.

Russell Lynes
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The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams.

Robert A. M. Stern
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The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines.

Saul Steinberg
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