“ 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

“ I suppose I'm trying to build an architecture that's as timeless as possible, although we're all creatures of our age. ”

- David Chipperfield

“ One my favorite things is to go to the provinces of Russia and see the 18th century wood churches with the onion dome architecture. These humble wonders of incredible imagination of architects that were obviously not living in places like Paris or London, but they've created these amazing churches. ”

- Andre Leon Talley

“ You don't need to spend a lot of money on stuff when you have amazing architecture. ”

- Nate Berkus

“ It is not the beauty of a building you should look at its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. ”

- David Allan Coe

“ Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. ”

- Julia Morgan

“ We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us. ”

- Winston Churchill

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

- Antoni Gaudi

“ Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture. ”

- Bruce Jackson

“ All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space. ”

- Philip Johnson

“ Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together. ”

- Alvar Aalto

“ To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it. ”

- Daniel Libeskind

“ Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. ”

- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

“ Architects have made architecture too complex. We need to simplify it and use a language that everyone can understand. ”

- Toyo Ito

“ The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs. ”

- Harry Seidler

“ Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it. ”

- Arthur Erickson

“ I call architecture frozen music. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment. ”

- Bryant H. McGill

“ I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build. ”

- Ayn Rand

“ Architecture is inhabited sculpture. ”

- Constantin Brancusi