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Kenzo Tange Quotes

Kenzo Tange Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Kenzo Tange
Type:
Architect
Nationality:
Japanese
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  • 1
    Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ordinary citizens without the power to reform the future. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 2
    Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 3
    I am aware of changes gradually taking place in my own designs as part of my thinking on this matter. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 4
    I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 5
    In architecture, the demand was no longer for box-like forms, but for buildings that have something to say to the human emotions. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 6
    In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 7
    Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 8
    There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange
  • 9
    Tradition can, to be sure, participate in a creation, but it can no longer be creative itself. Kenzo_TangeKenzo Tange