Quotes by Stephen Gardiner
- French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture like Roman design, it looks to the community.
- Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.
- Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.
- Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown.
- Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
- Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world.
- The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living.
- The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
- The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden.
- The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.
- The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world.
- The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally.
- Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
- What people want, above all, is order.