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    Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Human requirements are the inspiration for art. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof; it acts as a screen, and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    The American order reveals a method that was largely the outcome of material necessity, as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses, apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living. Stephen-GardinerStephen Gardiner
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    The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The frame of the cave leads to the frame of man. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The further forward we go, the further back we have to explore in order to go forward again. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas, like the Nomads. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner
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    Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England. Stephen-Gardiner/">Stephen Gardiner