10 Architecture Quotes You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

3 min readMay 25, 2022
Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid Architects / Beijing, China

“I will never give myself the luxury of thinking I’ve made it”. — Zaha Hadid, Architect

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and Foyers, Shakespeare’s Globe, Allies & Morrison

“Listen to the needs of your clients and your team. Be ambitious and tenacious. Look for great support at home and inspire a good team at work, while recognizing every day how lucky we are to be involved with such a fascinating and effective profession.” — Joanna Bacon

Torre Cube, Carme Pinos en Guadalajara

“Be clear about what you want and have the courage to achieve it.” — Carme Pinos

The British Museum London, Wright & Wright Architects

“Many women find it difficult to manage the balance between being obliging and promoting self-interest. Be as straightforward about things as you can.” — Clare Wright

Osler Bluff Ski Club by Betsy Williamson

“Be optimistic and engaged and learn everything you can about construction.” — Betsy Williamson

E-1027 House by Eileen Gray

“[a] house is not a machine to live in. It is the shell of man, his extension, his release, his spiritual emanation.” — Eileen Gray

Coati Restaurant by Lina Bo Bardi

“Architecture and architectural freedom are above all a social issue that must be seen from inside a political structure, not from outside




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