Minoru Yamasaki

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Minoru Yamasaki

Minoru Yamasaki

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 a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:47]
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 of it anymore because it's there like a piece of furniture.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:56]
And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:07]
And sometimes I'm criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuouslyMore Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:26]
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 we are contributing to building better buildings more easily.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:39]
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 being a gateway.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:45]
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 instance, that we like.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:55]
I believe that we must understand the economy of the situation.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:11]
I can't do everything obviously although sometimes I know that all of us wish that we could.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:17]
I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:31]
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 influence upon our architecture.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:46]
If you have white walls, human beings look better in a room than if you have red walls.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:53]
In other words, each piece of the building must look as though it was designed for that particular building.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:08]
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 my ears in a sense.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:24]
Japanese architecture is very much copied in this country and in Europe.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:41]
Let's talk about the Gas Company because this is my favorite job.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:52]
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 a sculptor is consistent. Architecture also must be very consistent.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:00]
The view outside was much more important than the exhibitsMore Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:07]
The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:16]
We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don't go anywhere. They shouldn't be restless.More Minoru Yamasaki [07/15/2011 05:07:32]
And exciting buildings are fine periodically.More Minoru Yamasaki [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And sometimes I'm criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuously.More Minoru Yamasaki [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 we are contributing to building better buildings more easily.More Minoru Yamasaki [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 instance, that we like.More Minoru Yamasaki [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe that we must understand the economy of the situation.More Minoru Yamasaki [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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