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I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or mu
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"I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention"

- Michael Graves

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Michael Graves' quote suggests that he sees architecture not as a moral endeavor, but as a creation, comparable to poetry, music, and painting. He is suggesting that architecture should be seen as an imaginative endeavor, rather than a pursuit of fact. This is in contrast to the views of Walter Gropius, who thought that architecture ought to be a moral venture, and that it ought to be based on fact. Graves' quote implies that architecture needs to be seen as a type of art, and that it ought to be valued for its imagination and ingenuity. He believes that architecture must be viewed as a form of expression, which it must be valued for its beauty and uniqueness. By seeing architecture as a development, Graves is suggesting that it ought to be viewed as a type of imaginative expression, rather than a pursuit of reality.

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Michael Graves This quote is written / told by Michael Graves between July 9, 1934 and March 12, 2015. He was a famous Architect from USA. The author also have 8 other quotes.

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