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126_Maya Lin

Quote #126 – Maya Lin

My goal is to strip things down, not so that they become inhuman but so that you need just the right amount of words or shape to convey what you need to convey. I like editing. – Maya Lin

125_Steven Holl

Quote #125 – Steven Holl

Architecture is bound to situation, and I feel like the site is a metaphysical link, a poetic link, to what a building can be. – Steven Holl

Taipei 101 - Taipei - ILikeArchitecture.net - August 2014 2880x1800

Taipei 101: August 2014 Wallpaper

Designed by C.Y. Lee & Partners, Taipei 101, formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The building ranked officially[…]

124_Jean Nouvel

Quote #124 – Jean Nouvel

Space, space: architects always talk about space! But creating a space is not automatically doing architecture. With the same space, you can make a masterpiece or cause a disaster. – Jean Nouvel

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The Working Drawing: The Architect’s Tool

The Working Drawing: The Architect’s Tool by Annette Spiro and David Ganzoni Large-scale working drawings are one of the fundamental tools in architecture, crucial from the early stages of creation[…]

122_Norman Foster

Quote #122 – Norman Foster

I am always surprised by how much little emphasis schools of architecture, and indeed, many architects, place on the process of the mating of a building. – Norman Foster

Daylight Handbook

Daylighting Handbook I

Daylighting Handbook I by Christoph Reinhart Daylighting Handbook I ($38, paperback) is the first volume in a series of upcoming books on daylighting and other sustainable building design concepts written for[…]

121_Tadao Ando

Quote #121 – Tadao Ando

You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see. – Tadao Ando

Biomimicry in Architecture

Biomimicry in Architecture

Biomimicry in Architecture by Michael Pawlyn In the search for genuinely sustainable building design and technology – designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative – we often[…]

120_Jørn Utzon

Quote #120 – Jørn Utzon

There is a rumour that I can’t draw and never could. This is probably because I work so much with models. Models are one of the most beautiful design tools, but I still do the finest drawings you can imagine. – Jørn Utzon

Burj Khalifa – June 2014 Wallpaper – by ILikeArchitecture.net and Romain Trystram is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at ILikeArchitecture.net – Architecture Magazine

Absolute World Towers: July 2014 Wallpaper

Absolute World Towers is a residential condominium twin tower skyscraper complex in the five tower Absolute City Centre development in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The project was designed by Beijing/China architectural[…]