David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield

There is a danger when every building has to look spectacular; to look like it is changing the world. I don't care how a building looks if it means something, not to architects, but to the people who use it.More David Chipperfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Often, architects work too hard trying to make their buildings look different. It's like we're actors let loose on a stage, all speaking our parts at the same time in our own private languages without an audience.More David Chipperfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It used to be presumed that if you weren't at your desk working, you weren't working, But we said, 'Why can't we make a workplace where casual meetings are as important as working at your desk?' Sometimes that's where your better creative work happens.More David Chipperfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Architecture has curled up in a ball and it's about itself. It has found itself either as a freakshow, where you're not sure if it's good or bad but at least it's interesting, or at the behest of forces of commerce.More David Chipperfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A building is no good if someone's got to explain to you why it's good. You can't say you don't know enough about architecture - that's ridiculous. It's got to work on many levels.More David Chipperfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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