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Minoru Yamasaki – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Minoru Yamasaki

 

If you examine this, I think that you will find that it’s the mechanics of Japanese architecture that have been thought of as the direct influence upon our architecture.

– Minoru Yamasaki


Japanese architecture is very much copied in this country and in Europe.

– Minoru Yamasaki


So what we have tried to do in our later buildings is to try to be completely consistent, as a painter is consistent or as a sculptor is consistent. Architecture also must be very consistent.

– Minoru Yamasaki


We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don’t go anywhere. They shouldn’t be restless.

– Minoru Yamasaki


The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus.

– Minoru Yamasaki


I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain wonderful environment easily in the future.

– Minoru Yamasaki


The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man’s dedication to world peace… a representation of man’s belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.

– Minoru Yamasaki


And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.

– Minoru Yamasaki