” Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. “


” I do not think it is an advantage to build planned packaged houses. If you prefabricate a house completely, it becomes an unnecessary restriction. “


” You can use up all the slums for new development. In all the cities of the world, there are large areas of these. Also, you can avoid the spread of these silly suburban houses. Chicago has thousands of them all over the place. “


” Never talk to a client about architecture. Talk to him about his children. That is simply good politics. he will not understand what you have to say about architecture most of the time. “


” It is much better to have just one idea, and if the idea is clear, then you can fight for it. That is how you can get things done. “


” Cheese was the staple. Bread you brought from home. The Schnaps came later. At the end of the week when people got paid, that’s when you got your Schnaps, lots of it, five Pfennige a shot. “


” What would life be like if everybody insisted you must have actually built such-and-such a thing by yourself? I’d be an old man and have nothing to show for the aging. “


” You can teach students how to work, you can teach them technique – how to use reason, you can even give them a sense of proportions – of order. You can teach them general principles. “



All 8 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Quotes about You in picture


Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
I do not think it is an advantage to build planned packaged houses. If you prefabricate a house completely, it becomes an unnecessary restriction.
You can use up all the slums for new development. In all the cities of the world, there are large areas of these. Also, you can avoid the spread of these silly suburban houses. Chicago has thousands of them all over the place.
Never talk to a client about architecture. Talk to him about his children. That is simply good politics. he will not understand what you have to say about architecture most of the time.
It is much better to have just one idea, and if the idea is clear, then you can fight for it. That is how you can get things done.
Cheese was the staple. Bread you brought from home. The Schnaps came later. At the end of the week when people got paid, that
What would life be like if everybody insisted you must have actually built such-and-such a thing by yourself? I
You can teach students how to work, you can teach them technique - how to use reason, you can even give them a sense of proportions - of order. You can teach them general principles.

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