Louis Kahn

The first thing that an architect must do is to sense that every building you build is a world of its own, and that this world of its own serves an institution.

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Every building must have its own soul.

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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.

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You say to a brick, 'What do you want, brick?' And brick says to you, 'I like an arch'. And you say to brick, 'Look, I want one, too, but arches are expensive and I can use a concrete lintel'. And then you say: 'What do you think of that, brick?' Brick says: 'I like an arch'.

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