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Berdasarkan kamus, kata arsitektur (architecture), berarti seni dan ilmumembangun bangunan.

Menurut asal kata yang membentuknya, yaitu Archi = kepala, dan techton = tukang, maka architectureadalah karya kepalatukang. AMOS RAPOPORT Arsitektur adalah segala macam pembangunan yang secara sengajadilakukan untuk mengubah lingkungan fisik dan menyesuaikannya denganskema-skema tata cara tertentu lebih menekankan pada unsur sosialbudaya. CORNELIS VAN DE VEN Arsitektur berarti menciptakan ruang dengan cara yang benarbenardirencanakan dan dipikirkan. Pembaharuan arsitektur yang berlangsungterus menerus sebenarnya berakar dari pembaharuan konsep-konsep ruang. BENJAMIN HANDLER Arsitek adalah seniman struktur yang menggunakan struktur secara estetisberdasarkan prinsip-prinsip struktur itu sendiri. DJAUHARI SUMINTARDJA Arsitektur merupakan sesuatu yang dibangun manusia untuk kepentinganbadannya (melindungi diri dari gangguan) dan kepentingan jiwanya(kenyamanan, ketenangan, dll)

architecture quotes

Listen See in DictionarySee in ThesaurusSee in a sentence The phenomenon of architecture is a development of the phenomenon of man. - (Harold) Bruce Allsop A Modern Theory of Architecture. Harrow the house of the dead; look shining at New styles of architecture, a change of heart. -W(ystan) H(ugh) Auden 'Sir, No Man's Enemy'. Ghastly Good Taste, or a depressing story of the rise and fall of Englisharchitecture. - SirJohn Betjeman Title and sub-title of book. A total work of art is only possible in the context of the whole of society. Everyone will be a necessary co- creator of a social architecture, and, so long as anyone cannot participate, the ideal form of democracy has not beenreached.Whether peopleare artists, assemblers of machines or nurses, it is a matter of participating in the whole. -Joseph Beuys From an interview with G Jappe (translated by J Wheelwright), in Studio International, vol.184, no.950, Dec. Quoted in C Harrison and P Wood (eds) Art in Theory1900^1990 (1992).

Architecture cannot be understood without some knowledge of the society it serves. - Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson An Introduction to Victorian Architecture. Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. - Gabrielle known as Coco Chanel Quoted in Marcel Haedrich Coco Chanel: Her Life, Her Secrets (1972), ch.1 (translated by Charles Lam Markmann). Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture. - Ernest Millar Hemingway In the Toronto Star Weekly, 4 Mar. You can't learn architecture any more than you can learn a sense of music or of painting.You shouldn't talk about art, you should do it. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Seven Crutches of Architecture', informal talk to students, School of Architectural Design, Harvard University, 7 Dec. Published in Perspecta 3 (1955). They saya building isgood architecture if it works.Of course, this is poppycock. All buildings work You expect anyarchitect, a graduate of Harvard or not, to be able to put the kitchen in the right place. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Seven Crutches of Architecture', informal talk to students, School

of Architectural Design, Harvard University, 7 Dec. Published in Perspecta 3 (1955). It's got to be clear, back in your own mind, that serving the client is onething and theart of architectureanother. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Seven Crutches of Architecture', informal talk to students, School of Architectural Design, Harvard University, 7 Dec. Published in Perspecta 3 (1955). Surelyarchitecture is the organization for pleasure of enclosed space. And what more magnificent enclosure than a town, a place, a place where the spirit is cuddled, made serene, made proud, happy, or excited depending on the ceremony, the day, the hour. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Seven Crutches of Architecture', informal talk to students, School of Architectural Design, Harvard University, 7 Dec. Published in Perspecta 3 (1955). The automobile is the greatest catastrophe in the entire history of Cityarchitecture. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Town and the Automobile or the Pride of Elm Street', published in Writings (1979). Architecture is the art of how to waste space. - Philip Cortelyou Johnson In the NewYork Times, 27 Dec.

It is a question of building which is at the root of the social unrest of today:architecture or revolution. -Le Corbusier pseudonym of Charles E douard Jeanneret Vers une architecture (translated as Towards a New Architecture,1927). Architecture provides the framework for a civilization (housing, work, leisure, circulation); so architecture is also town planning. It is no longer possible to separate architecture and town planningtheyare one and the same thing. -Le Corbusier pseudonym of Charles E douard Jeanneret 'If I had to teach you architecture'. Collected in Dennis Sharp (ed) The Rationalists: Theory and Design in the Modern Movement (1978). There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons. - Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens In Country Life, 8 May. Architecture is an art which is basically geometrical. The cube is the basis of architecture because the right angle is necessarythe steps of a staircase consist of vertical and horizontal planes and the corners of rooms are nearly always right angles.We need right angles. 542 - Robert Mallet-Stevens 'Architecture and Geometry', in Bulletin de la Vie Moderne, Paris. Nature that framed us of four elements, Warring within our breasts for regiment, Doth teach us all to have aspiring minds: Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And

measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Wills us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown. - Christopher Marlowe Tamburlaine the Great (published1590), pt.1, act 2, sc.7. Architecture is the will of the age conceived in spatial terms. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe De Stijl, vol.6. The Fujiyama of Architectureat once a lofty mountain and a national shrine. - Lewis Mumford Of Frank Lloyd Wright.'A Phoenix Too Infrequent', in the NewYorker, 28 Nov. Thetechnologyofdecentralization can bethesaviouror assassin of contemporary and future society. The role of architects may be uncertain, but the role of architecture is not. In order to look forward society may sometimes haveto look back.This it should do inorder to learnfrom previous mistakes and oversights and to preclude similar eventualities in the future. This does not imply historical dependency, as some would assert. The symbiosis of architecture and technology should prevail, engendered by honesty and integrity. The task will not be easy.

- Ian Murphy 'The impact of the environment: the shock of the new', in Ben Farmer and Hentie Louw (eds) Companion to Contemporary Architectural Thought (1993). In the final analysis, all architecture reveals the application of human ingenuity to the satisfaction of human needs. And among these needs are not only shelter, warmth and accommodation, but also the needs, felt at every moment in every part of the world in endlessly different ways, for something more profound, evocative and universal, for beauty, for permanence, for immortality. - Patrick Nuttgens 'The Nature of Architecture', in Ben Farmer and Hentie Louw (eds) Companion to Contemporary Architectural Thought (1993). L'architecture est le miroir me" me de la vie. Il n'est que de jeter les yeux sur des e difices pour sentir la pre sence du passe , l'esprit d'un lieu; ils sont le reflet de la socie te . Architecture is the very mirror of life.You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society. - I(eoh) M(ing) Pei Les Grands desseins du Louvre (with E J Biasini). There is much to learn from architecture before it became an expert's art. - Bernard Rudofsky Architecture without Architects.

I make no apology for preoccupying myself with architecture, television, conceptual art, restaurants and Jane Asher's cakes. -Will Self Feeding Frenzy.