Tadao Ando Quotes

Top 30 wise famous quotes and sayings by Tadao Ando

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Tadao Ando quotes: Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need renovating on a regular basis. Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need renovating on a regular basis.
Tadao Ando quotes: You can't really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you. You can't really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.
Tadao Ando quotes: Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city. Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city.
Tadao Ando quotes: I like ruins because what remains is not the total design, but the clarity of thought, the naked structure, the spirit of the thing. I like ruins because what remains is not the total design, but the clarity of thought, the naked structure, the spirit of the thing.
Tadao Ando quotes: Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture. Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture.
Tadao Ando quotes: The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture. The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture.
Tadao Ando quotes: Working in Tokyo has convinced me that, contrary to what people think, it is actually one of the world's most beautiful cities. Working in Tokyo has convinced me that, contrary to what people think, it is actually one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Tadao Ando quotes: I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future. I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future.
Tadao Ando quotes: As long as you have an objective in your mind you are young. As long as you have an objective in your mind you are young.
Tadao Ando quotes: In Italy, there are so many significant architectural structures in history such as the Pantheon in Rome, or the Duomo. In Italy, there are so many significant architectural structures in history such as the Pantheon in Rome, or the Duomo.
Tadao Ando quotes: There is a role and function for beauty in our time. There is a role and function for beauty in our time.
Tadao Ando quotes: In all my works, light is an important controlling factor. In all my works, light is an important controlling factor.
Tadao Ando quotes: People tend not to use this word beauty because it's not intellectual - but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect. People tend not to use this word beauty because it's not intellectual - but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect.
Tadao Ando quotes: But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance. But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.
Tadao Ando quotes: I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture. I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.