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Louis Kahn Quotes





A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.
[Begin]
 

Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.
 

Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became.
 

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
 

Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
[Art]