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What did Arne Jacobsen say about Architecture?

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  • Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.
  • Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
  • If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.

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Here are the top most famous quotes about Architecture by Arne Jacobsen.

  • Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.
  • Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
  • If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
  • And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture.
  • I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly.
  • If architecture had nothing to do with art, it would be astonishingly easy to build houses, but the architect's task - his most difficult task - is always that of selecting.
  • In addressing a task, one almost always has several possible options, sometimes only a few, and they may all be practical and functional. But they lack the aesthetic aspect that raises it to architecture.
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