10 Famous Thoughts on Architecture from experts

“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”

- Frank Lloyd Wright

“A house can have integrity, just like a person,’ said Roark, ‘and just as seldom.”

- Ayn Rand

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.”

- Ezra Pound

“A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.”

- Guillaume Apollinaire

“All buildings have a psychological as well as a purely visual effect on the landscape.”

- Elisabeth Beazley

“Architects are now on the look for materials and substances that can enhance biodiversity and rewild living systems.”

- Neri Oxman

“Architecture begins where engineering ends.”

- Walter Gropius

“Architecture cannot change the economic machinations of globalization.”

- Graham Owen

“Architecture is a social act and the material theater of human activity.”

- Spiro Kostof

“Architecture excites our respect to the extent that it surpasses us.”

- Alain de Botton

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