Arthur Erickson Quotes

Arthur Erickson Quotes: Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a city or a landscape, in the process.
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Arthur Erickson Quote: Part of our western outlook stems from the scientific attitude and its method of isolating the parts of a phenomenon in order to analyze them.
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Quotes about Arthur Erickson: There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications.
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Quote about Arthur Erickson: Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly.
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Arthur Erickson Sayings: You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film.
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Arthur Erickson Saying: Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
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Sayings about Arthur Erickson: Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over.
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Saying about Arthur Erickson: Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology, relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
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Arthur Erickson Quotes: With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption.
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Arthur Erickson Quote: God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit.
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Quotes about Arthur Erickson: No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.
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Quote about Arthur Erickson: Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.
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Arthur Erickson Sayings: Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
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Arthur Erickson Saying: Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom.
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Sayings about Arthur Erickson: We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation. Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward.
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Saying about Arthur Erickson: This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world.
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Arthur Erickson Quotes: The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe.
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Arthur Erickson Quote: The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers.
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