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Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: No amount of thought can ever reveal what No amount of thought can ever reveal what comes unexpectedly. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Western history has been a history of deed Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: God's designs may be frequent justification for our God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: We settled this continent without art. So it We settled this continent without art. So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury, not a necessity. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Our settlement of land is without regard to Our settlement of land is without regard to the best use of land. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems. Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Builders eventually took advantage of the look of Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The Renaissance is studded by the names of The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: We are guilty for sending teams into foreign We are guilty for sending teams into foreign countries to advise them how to be like us. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Whenever we witness art in a building, we Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The artist likes to seem totally responsible for The artist likes to seem totally responsible for his work. Often he begins to explain it, to make it appear as if it were a reasonable process. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: There is a single thread of attitude, a There is a single thread of attitude, a single direction of flow, that joins our present time to its early burgeoning in Mediterranean civilization. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: You have to see a building to comprehend You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: No wonder the film industry started in the No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: With production alone as the goal, industry in With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture. Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The essentially unchangeable established order of things slowly The essentially unchangeable established order of things slowly disappeared and was forgotten for a while completely. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place? — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: It is the mystery of the creative act It is the mystery of the creative act that something other than our conscious self takes over. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology, relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The great dream merchant Disney was a success The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Great buildings that move the spirit have always Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: We find Japan a little more difficult to We find Japan a little more difficult to understand because it has proven its 20th century prowess though the ancient traditions still persist. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Materialism has never been so ominous as now Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Part of our western outlook stems from the Part of our western outlook stems from the scientific attitude and its method of isolating the parts of a phenomenon in order to analyze them. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: We are yet to have a conscience at We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The heart, not the head, must be the The heart, not the head, must be the guide. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a city or a landscape, in the process. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. — Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson Quotes By Arthur Erickson: The way of architecture is the quiet voice The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning. — Arthur Erickson