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I try to create homes, not houses.
Also marvelous in a room is the light that comes through the
A room is not a room without natural light.
Architects in planning rooms today have forgotten their faith in natural light.
I sense a Threshold: Light to Silence, Silence to Light – an
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable
Architecture is what nature cannot make. Architecture is something unnatural but not
How accidental our existences are, really, and how full of influence by circumstance.
Just think, that man can claim a slice of the sun.
Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
The Sun does not realise how wonderful it is until after a room is made.
Thoughts exchanged by one and another are not the same in one room as in another.
The first thing that an architect must do is to sense that
Misers are neither relations, nor friends, nor citizens, nor Christians, nor perhaps
When you stand and overcome a significant setback, you’ll find an increasing
As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather
Writing about the indignities of old age: the daunting stairway to the
There is no better way to return the matter of taxation to
One of the criticisms we get is, Does the world need more
Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it; but
For me, comedy should have a certain amount of joy in it.