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Frank Gehry – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Frank Gehry

 

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.

– Frank Gehry


Liquid architecture. It’s like jazz – you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it’s a way of – for me, it’s a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.

– Frank Gehry


Look, architecture has a lot of places to hide behind, a lot of excuses. ‘The client made me do this.’ ‘The city made me do this.’ ‘Oh, the budget.’ I don’t believe that anymore.

– Frank Gehry


When I was a kid, my father didn’t really have much hope for me. He thought I was a dreamer he didn’t think I would amount to anything. My mother also.

– Frank Gehry


For me, every day is a new thing. 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. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it.

– Frank Gehry