Frank Gehry Quotes & Sayings (Page 3)

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Frank Gehry quotes and sayings page 3 (93 year old architect). Here's quote # 21 through 30 out of the 56 we have for him.

“My father was an urchin that lived in Hell's Kitchen. He was part of a family of nine. I mean, there were times that were better and worse, but mostly, by the time we got to L.A., they'd lost whatever they had. And it was a sad time. And both he and I became truck drivers for different companies.”
Frank Gehry Quotes
“I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope.”
Frank Gehry Quotes
“There are people who design buildings that are not technically and financially good, and there are those who do. Two categories - simple.”
Frank Gehry Quotes
“Well, I've always just - I've never really gone out looking for work. I always waited for it to sort of hit me on the head.”
“The game is if the orchestra can hear each other, they play better. If they play better and there's a tangible feeling between the orchestra and the audience, if they feel each other, the audience responds and the orchestra feels it.”
Frank Gehry Quotes
“You have freedom, so you have to make choices - and at the point when I make a choice, the building starts to look like a Frank Gehry building. It's a signature.”
“I think my attitudes about the past are very traditional. You can't ignore history; you can't escape it even if you want to. You might as well know where you come from, and you might as well know that everything has been done in some shape or form.”
Frank Gehry Quotes
“I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did, and I get the sweats, I go in and start working, I'm not sure where I'm going.”
“I make a model of the site. There are some obvious things: where the entrance should be, where the cars have to go in. You start to get the scale of it. You understand the client's needs, and what the client is hoping for and yearning for.”
“I think people care. If not, why do so many people spend money going on vacations to see architecture? They go to the Parthenon, to Chartres, to the Sydney Opera House. They go to Bilbao... Something compels them, and yet we live surrounded by everything but great architecture.”

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