The Art of Architecture: A Complete Whole

“Architecture is like a mythical fantastic. It has to be experienced. It can’t be described. We can draw it up and we can make models of it, but it can only be experienced as a complete whole.” Maya Lin

The Art of Architecture: Tea

“Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.” Yoshio Taniguchi

The Art of Architecture: Sentiments

“Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect’s task, therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.” Adolf Loos

The Art of Architecture: Drawing Architecture

“God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least for me, an abuse of paper.” Alvar Aalto

The Art of Architecture: Mythic Design

“The architect’s role is to make the mythic real.” Sotirios Kotoulas

The Art of Architecture: The Value of Home

“All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.” Frank Lloyd Wright

The Art of Architecture: Frozen Music

“I call architecture frozen music.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Art of Architecture: Cultivate

“The most innovative designers consciously reject the standard option box and cultivate an appetite for thinking wrong.” Marty Neumeier

The Art of Architecture: Form Meets Function

“An object should be judged by whether it has a form consistent with its use.” Bruno Munari

The Art of Architecture: Well-Being

“Architecture is really about well-being. I think that people want to feel good in a space … On the one hand it’s about shelter, but it’s also about pleasure.” Zaha Hadid