Quizzical Pursuit - The Architecture Puzzler
by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler This Week
Who said what? Match the following quotes and names:
"Passion can create drama out of inert stone."
"We build buildings and then they build us."
"The evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from utilitarian objects."
"Make no little plans."
"Less is more."
"Less is a bore."
"I don't want to be good. I want to be interesting."
"Material, I believe, is spent light."
"Concrete is the marble of our time."
"You observe a lot by watching."
Mies Van Der Rohe, Daniel Burnham, Arthur Erickson, Le Corbusier, Adolf Loos, Winston Churchill, Yogi Berra, Philip Johnson, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi.
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The solution to this week's puzzlers will be published here next week.
Last Week's Puzzler Question
Based on Frederick Law Olmsted's ideas and organized by Daniel Burnham, Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 featured work by R. M. Hunt, McKim Mead & White, and Louis Sullivan: a) Who designed the Women's Pavilion? and b) Which is the only surviving building?
Answer to Last Week's Puzzler
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2000, Dave Guadagni.
The Ozenfant house and studio, which Le Corbusier designed for the painter in Paris, is an early example of 'minimal' architecture.
Photo: Donald Corner and Jenny Young