Le Corbusier Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier quotes: The present moment is creative, creating with an unheard-of intensity. The present moment is creative, creating with an unheard-of intensity.
Le Corbusier quotes: You know, it is life that is right and the architect who is wrong. You know, it is life that is right and the architect who is wrong.
Le Corbusier quotes: Chairs are architecture, sofas are bourgeois. Chairs are architecture, sofas are bourgeois.
Le Corbusier quotes: Light creates ambience and feel of a place, as well as the expression of a structure. Light creates ambience and feel of a place, as well as the expression of a structure.
Le Corbusier quotes: You don't start a revolution by fighting the state but by presenting the solutions. You don't start a revolution by fighting the state but by presenting the solutions.
Le Corbusier quotes: It is a question of building which is at the root of the social unrest of today: architecture or revolution. It is a question of building which is at the root of the social unrest of today: architecture or revolution.
Le Corbusier quotes: A house is a machine for living in. A house is a machine for living in.
Le Corbusier quotes: The "styles" are a lie. The "styles" are a lie.
Le Corbusier quotes: My research is like my feeling, directed towards what is the principle value in the lifethe poetry. My research is like my feeling, directed towards what is the principle value in the life
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Le Corbusier quotes: Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep. Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
Le Corbusier quotes: The purpose of construction is TO MAKE THINGS HOLD TOGETHER; of architecture TO MOVE US. The purpose of construction is TO MAKE THINGS HOLD TOGETHER; of architecture TO MOVE US.
Le Corbusier quotes: Modern life demands, and is waiting for, a new kind of plan, both for the house and the city. Modern life demands, and is waiting for, a new kind of plan, both for the house and the city.
Le Corbusier quotes: Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system. Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system.
Le Corbusier quotes: Vehicular traffic is completely forbidden in the green strips, where tranquility shall reign and the curse of noise shall not penetrate. Vehicular traffic is completely forbidden in the green strips, where tranquility shall reign and the curse of noise shall not penetrate.
Le Corbusier quotes: Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it. Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it.
Le Corbusier quotes: The house is a machine for living in. The house is a machine for living in.
Le Corbusier quotes: Our world, like a charnel-house, is strewn with the detritus of dead epochs. Our world, like a charnel-house, is strewn with the detritus of dead epochs.
Le Corbusier quotes: Cameras get in the way of seeing. Cameras get in the way of seeing.
Le Corbusier quotes: I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies. I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
Le Corbusier quotes: The home should be the treasure chest of living. The home should be the treasure chest of living.
Le Corbusier quotes: Vehement silhouettes of Manhattan - that vertical city with unimaginable diamonds. Vehement silhouettes of Manhattan - that vertical city with unimaginable diamonds.
Le Corbusier quotes: When does a building actually become a built? When does a building actually become a built?
Le Corbusier quotes: To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects. To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.
Le Corbusier quotes: By law, all buildings should be white. By law, all buildings should be white.