Nature And Architecture Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 36 Nature And Architecture Quotes

#1. Art itself, in all its methods, is the child of religion. The highest and best works in architecture, sculpture and painting, poetry and music, have been born out of the religion of Nature. - Author: James Freeman Clarke
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#2. Architecture is the constant fight between man and nature, the fight to overwhelm nature, to possess it. The first act of architecture is to put a stone on the ground. That act transforms a condition of nature into a condition of culture; it's a holy act. - Author: Mario Botta
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#3. Nature builds up her refined and invisible architecture, with a delicacy eluding our conception, yet with a symmetry and beauty which we are never weary of admiring. - Author: John Herschel
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#4. When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan. - Author: Tadao Ando
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#5. Timothy O'Sullivan was, it seems to me, the greatest of the photographers because he understood nature first as architecture. - Author: Robert Adams
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#6. Architecture is a political act, by nature. It has to do with the relationships between people and how they decide to change their conditions of living. - Author: Lebbeus Woods
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#7. All but universally, human architecture values front elevations over back entrances, public spaces over private. Danny Jessup says that this aspect of architecture is also a reflection of human nature, that most people care more about their appearance than they do about their souls. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#8. The bowed frame of an old man is the settlement in the architecture of life. Nature had formed him for sadness. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#9. Architects cannot teach nature anything. - Author: Mark Twain
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#10. All architecture has a public nature, I believe, so I would like to make a public space. - Author: Tadao Ando
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#11. Titles by their nature imply that the play's architecture is like a bull's-eye (and some are) with the point being in the center. Sometimes the point is in the margins, or in the experience of throwing the dart. - Author: Sarah Ruhl
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#12. Architecture exhibits the greatest extent of the difference from nature which may exist in works of art. It involves all the powers of design, and is sculpture and painting inclusively. It shows the greatness of man, and should at the same time teach him humility. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#13. We've been fighting from the beginning for organic architecture. That is, architecture where the whole is to the part as the part is to the whole, and where the nature of materials, the nature of the purpose, the nature of the entire performance becomes a necessity-architecture of democracy. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#14. For architecture, nature provides only indications and analogies, not models to imitate. - Author: Leon Krier
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#15. I am sometimes visited by the heretical thought that there is no such thing as good and bad architecture, any more than there is good and bad nature. It is all in where you stand at the time. - Author: John Updike
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#16. Yandex translation from Croatian to English: Nomadom was the time when the ratio of beauty began to think about how about love than between two parts, in which opposites attract only magical powers, and the same ratio is equal to the lords and architecture and nature. - Author: Jasna Horvat
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#17. Nature is an increasingly influential part of building design - we are being guided by trees, rather than overwhelming them. New architecture is finding innovative methods to incorporate natural landscapes into, onto, and around buildings. - Author: Marc Kushner
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#18. Now Art, used collectively for painting, sculpture, architecture and music, is the mediatress between, and reconciler of, nature and man. It is, therefore, the power of humanizing nature, of infusing the thoughts and passions of man into everything which is the object of his contemplation. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#19. Architecture is what nature cannot make.
Architecture is something unnatural but not something made up. - Author: Louis Kahn
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#20. If Nature had been comfortable, mankind would never have invented architecture ... - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#21. Thus nature provides a system for proportioning the growth of plants that satisfies the three canons of architecture. All modules are isotropic and they are related to the whole structure of the plant through self-similar spirals proportioned by the golden mean. - Author: Jay Kappraff
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#22. There's a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics. - Author: Norman Foster
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#23. The character of the architectural forms and spaces which all people habitually encounter are powerful agencies in determining the nature of their thoughts, their emotions and their actions, however unconscious of this they may be. - Author: Hugh Ferriss
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#24. Building becomes architecture only when the mind of man consciously takes it and tries with all his resources to make it beautiful, to put concordance, sympathy with nature, and all that into it. Then you have architecture. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#25. I don't believe architecture has to speak too much. It should remain silent and let nature in the guise of sunlight and wind - Author: Tadao Ando
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#26. The architect had not stopped to bother about columns and porticos, proportions or interiors, or any limitation upon the epic he sought to materialize; he had simply made a servant of Nature - art can go no further. - Author: Lew Wallace
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#27. What's interesting about architects is, we always have tried to justify beauty by looking to nature, and arguably, beautiful architecture has always been looking at a model of nature. - Author: Greg Lynn
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#28. All the beautiful orders of architecture and creations of the pencil, all the conceptions of the beautiful in nature and art and humanity, are inventions extorted, as it were, from the mind to extend and increase the pleasures of sense. - Author: Elihu Burritt
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#29. We owe it to the fields that our houses will not be the inferiors of the virgin land they have replaced. We owe it to the worms and the trees that the building we cover them with will stand as promises of the highest and most intelligent kinds of happiness. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#30. Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator. - Author: Antoni Gaudi
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#31. There's something about the processional nature of the architecture, of the rooms connecting rooms. It's just breathtaking. - Author: Bill Henson
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#32. Bathrooms that traded mirrors for glass walls invited prurience on occasion, but they also drew the inhabitant's gaze away from himself toward an increasingly threatened nature. - Author: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
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#33. Everything man is doing in architecture is to try to go against nature. Of course we have to understand nature to know how far we have to go against nature. The secret, I think, of the future is not doing too much. All architects have the tendency to do too much. - Author: Frei Otto
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#34. A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature. - Author: Guillaume Apollinaire
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#35. Good architecture lets nature in. - Author: Mario Pei
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#36. Architecture is supposed to complete nature. Great architecture makes nature more beautiful-it gives it power. - Author: Claudio Silvestrin
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