The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
Quote by Stephen Gardiner
Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
What people want, above all, is order.
The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and...
It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in...
It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process.
The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture...
The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious...
The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally.
Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas,...
It was only from an inner calm that man was able to discover and shape...
The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach.
People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish.
In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central...
Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave.
In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle...
The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form.
The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and legs extended described a circle,...
The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look.
The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the...
Human requirements are the inspiration for art.