"make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men’s blood"
"the point of cities is the multiplicity of choice"
"tomorrow’s vision starts today"
"the public realm is the physical manifestation of the common good"
James Howard Kunstler
"as urbanists, we are passionate about the resurgence and revitalization of the city"
"art (architecture) is nature selected, arranged, sublimated, triply refined, but still nature, however refracted in and by consciousness"
"each one of us has, somewhere in his heart, the dream to make a living world, a universe"
"a great building must begin with the immeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasured"
"architecture is like grafting, we are constantly inserting new objects into existing organisms (contexts) in hopes that they adapt, take life, and add to their environment"
"the means involved in the program of a rocket to the moon are almost infinitely complex (yet) the goal is simple…the means involved in the program and structure of a building are far simpler…(however) the purpose is more complex..."