"The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Stephen Gardiner on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Stephen Gardiner on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Stephen Gardiner on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Stephen Gardiner 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."Stephen Gardiner on Frank Lloyd Wright
"What people want, above all, is order."
"The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world."
"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England."
"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
"The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living."