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“I came to America to become an architect.”
“The light in Barcelona is quite different from the light in Tokyo. And, the light in Tokyo is different from that in Prague. A truly great structure, one that is meant to stand the tests of time never disregards its environment. A serious architect takes that into account. He knows that if he wants presence, he must consult with nature. He must...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Some of these buildings are over 20 years old.”
“Ryan-I used to want to be an architect.
Kirsten-And what do you want to be now?
“- Martin Geldheart: What is the one thing that landscape architecture requires?
- Art Student: A social motif.
- Martin Geldheart: Right.”
“You don't think the guy who makes the toilets for the Space Shuttle gets to see the plans for the rest of it?”
“- Dr. Margo Hunt: The secret temple of the Piranha women. Their architecture is surprisingly advanced.
- Jim: It looks like a big lego to me.”
“Metal buildings are the dream that Modern Architects had at the beginning of this century. It has finally come true, but they themselves don't realize it. That's because it doesn't take an Architect to build a metal building. You just order them out of a catalog and it comes with a bunch of guys who put it together in a couple of days, maybe a...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Some people say 'Freeways are the Cathedrals of our time'. Not me.”
“- Tucker: Which building's yours?
- Healy: Are you familiar with the soccer stadium?
- Tucker: Did you build the Estadio Olimpico?
- Healy: No, just down the street the Celinto Catayente Towers.”
“I'm an architect for Christ sake, I build 50 story skyscrapers, I assemble cities of the future, I can certainly put together a goddamn diaper.”