Read these the next time you feel uninspired!

Architecture in and of itself is a very difficult and intense field. It has a lot of nuances that need to be taken care of. The architects need to keep their brains always in action. They need to be able to accommodate the client, the vendors, and their own imagination. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of work, so, here are a few quotes from famous architects that will make you feel inspired.

“Beauty perishes in life but is immortal in art.” – Leonardo da Vinci

2.“Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” – Frank Gehry

(A few famous works of Frank Gehry)

3.“Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light” –  Le Corbusier

( A few famous works of Le Corbusier)

“As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past for a future which is essentially unknown” – Norman Foster

( A play with daylight by Norman Foster)

“If a project is intense, valid, and has a powerful idea, its imperfections will be in the background” – Alberto Campo Baeza

“Early in my career…I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility… I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry” –  Frank Lloyd Wright

(Falling water, USA by Frank Lloyd Wright)

“We should attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together in a higher unity” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

( The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van Der Rohe)

“Any architectural work that does not express serenity is an error” – Luis Barragán

“The difference between good and bad architecture is the time you spend on it” – David Chipperfield

“A design isn’t finished until someone is using it.” – Brenda Laurel

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“ A great building must begin with the immeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasured.” – Louis Khan

(Salk Institute by Luis Khan)

“The most powerful men have always inspired the architects; the architect has always been influenced by power.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

 “Our opportunity, as designers, is to learn how to handle the complexity, rather than shy away from it, and to realize that the big art of design is to make complicated things simple.”- Tim Parsey

“Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.”- Brain Reed

“To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it” –  Daniel Libeskind

(The Jewish Museum by Daniel Libeskind)

“People ignore design that ignores people”- Frank Chimero

“Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance. – Rern Koolhaas

“Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because the idea wasn’t theirs.” – Frank Chimero

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you anywhere.”- Albert Einstein

“Architecture is the will of an epoch translate into space.”- Mies Van der Rohe

(Farnsworth House by Mies Van Der Rohe)

“Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.”- Joe Sparano

“Good architecture is like a good therapy session, a good marriage, a good poem – gently and almost invisibly allowing you to be you, as flawed and as beautiful as you are.” – Robert Sullivan

“Design is where science and art break even.”- Mieke Gerritzen

“I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.”- Ayn Rand

“A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.”- Bruno Munari

“Light, God’s eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.” – Thomas Fuller