"The primary factor is proportions."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Arne Jacobsen on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Arne Jacobsen on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Arne Jacobsen on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Arne Jacobsen on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Arne Jacobsen on Erma Bombeck
"Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life."
"Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns."
"If a building becomes architecture, then it is art."
"And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture."
"I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly."
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