"There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Kenzo Tange on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Kenzo Tange on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Kenzo Tange on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Kenzo Tange on Ayn Rand
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."Kenzo Tange on Frank Lloyd Wright
"I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning."
"Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society."
"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long."