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In this tour around the world I was not interested in contemporary buildings because I had seen contemporary buildings actually until they came out of…
So what we have tried to do in our later buildings is to try to be completely consistent, as a painter is consistent or as…
If you examine this, I think that you will find that it’s the mechanics of Japanese architecture that have been thought of as the direct…
I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think…
And I like the idea of change. Because I don’t see why we should hang a painting on the wall and then just not think…
And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain…
Because, if we understand how a building is to be produced and we find a way that it can be more simply produced, then obviously…
If you look at the buildings, you’ll find that one part looks as if it was designed by one man, and you go around and…
The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus.
But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for…
In other words, I have no truck for anyone who goes out and does an eclectic building.
Let’s talk about the Gas Company because this is my favorite job.
If you have white walls, human beings look better in a room than if you have red walls.
I can’t do everything obviously although sometimes I know that all of us wish that we could.
I believe that we must understand the economy of the situation.
And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life.
The view outside was much more important than the exhibits.
Being the gateway to a large city, St. Louis, I had felt from the very beginning that somehow this building should symbolize this sense of…
I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings.
And a building must be like a human being. It must have a wholeness about it, something that is very important.
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