” A city building, you experience when you walk, a suburban building, you experience when you drive. “


” Every building is a prototype. No two are alike. “


” I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away. “


” It’s my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don’t need as long as you’re able to achieve the same result? “


” The American attitude towards efficiency and execution should always underlie architecture. “


” The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions. “



All 6 Helmut Jahn Quotes about Architecture in picture


A city building, you experience when you walk, a suburban building, you experience when you drive.
Every building is a prototype. No two are alike.


I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away.
It
The American attitude towards efficiency and execution should always underlie architecture.
The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions.