Facts about Stephen Gardiner

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Stephen Gardiner was a famous Architect from United Kingdom, who lived between April 25, 1924 and February 15, 2007. He/she became 82 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 39 quotes who is written / told by Stephen, under the main topics: Design, History.

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Famous quotes by Stephen Gardiner (39)


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"The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature"
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"The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone"
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"The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and legs extended described a circle, with his navel as the center"
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"Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest"
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"Human requirements are the inspiration for art"
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"Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England"
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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"
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"The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark"
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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"
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"People like terra firma, and they should be allowed to walk where they wish"
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"Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights"
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"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings"
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"Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world"
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"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design"
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"What people want, above all, is order"
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"The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization"
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"The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses, apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor"
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"It was only from an inner calm that man was able to discover and shape calm surroundings"
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"Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave"
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"Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas, like the Nomads"
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"The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look"
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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"
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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"
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"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design"
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"It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world"
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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"
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"It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process"
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"In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world"
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"In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead"
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"The frame of the cave leads to the frame of man"
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"Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community"
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"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England"
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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"
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"The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living"
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"Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world"
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"Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown"
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"In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture"
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"In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts"
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"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community"


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