Quote of the Day

Interesting quotes I like from books relating to architecture, given a bit more attention value through typographic treatment, and including a number of statements from myself.
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"For our house is our corner of the world. As has often been said, it is our first universe, a real cosmos in every sense of the word. If we look at it intimately, the humblest dwelling has beauty." Gaston Bachelard, 1958, The Poetics of Space, Beacon Press, Boston, 1994 edition, p. 4.

"For our house is our corner of the world. As has often been said, it is our first universe, a real cosmos in every sense of the word. If we look at it intimately, the humblest dwelling has beauty." Gaston Bachelard, 1958, The Poetics of Space, Beacon Press, Boston, 1994 edition, p. 4.

Mustafa Emre Ilal about the need for open standards for performance assessment in building design.

Mustafa Emre Ilal about the need for open standards for performance assessment in building design.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about the application of the Klein bottle diagram in Arnhem Central station project.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about the application of the Klein bottle diagram in Arnhem Central station project.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about inclusive systems in architecture.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about inclusive systems in architecture.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about the role of diagram.

Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos about the role of diagram.

It is a classic assumption that the ubiquitous access to information will lead to better informed people and thus, better informed decisions...

It is a classic assumption that the ubiquitous access to information will lead to better informed people and thus, better informed decisions...

"...The architect's role is like that of the political speech writer..."

"...The architect's role is like that of the political speech writer..."

Paraphrase of Le Corbusier: Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of people, materials, and ideas brought together in light.

Paraphrase of Le Corbusier: Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of people, materials, and ideas brought together in light.

Good observation by Robert Aish about the role of BIM.

Good observation by Robert Aish about the role of BIM.

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