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Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos



Supply and demand regulate

architecture form

Aldo Rossi

Andrea Palladio

The father of modern picture

books of architecture

And I want to be a person, not an

A theatre is a place where
architecture ended and the world
of the imagination began

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto

February 3, 1898 Kuortane,
May 11, 1976 (aged 78)
Helsinki, Finland
RIBA Gold Medal
AIA Gold Medal
Paimio Sanatorium
Syntsalo Town
Viipuri Library
Villa Mairea
Baker House
Finlandia Hall

Works: Savoy Vase

Paimio Chair - His
designs were considered
Scandinavian Modern

Where the architects task is to

restore a correct order of values
it is still the architects duty to
attempt to humanize age
of machines. But this should not
be done without regard for form
God created paper for the
purpose of drawing architecture
on it. Everything else is at least
for me is an abuse of paper
Our time is so specialized that
we have people who know more
and more or less and less.

Detail of Baker House facade on

the Charles River

Style: His style is often described as a

blend of neo-gothic and art
but is also has surrealist and

The Aalto-Theater opera house in Essen,


Form does not necessarily follow


"doing more with less".

Resources and waste material
from cruder products could be
recycled into making more
valuable products,
increasing the efficiency of the
entire process.
Starting with holes belongs to

: Geodesic dome for Ford Motor

Company (1953)
Patent on geodesic domes (1954)
The World Game (1961) and the World
Game Institute (1972)
Patent on octet truss (1961)Montreal
Biosphre (1967), United States pavilion
at Expo 67Comprehensive anticipatory
design science

: Philippines

A Dymaxion house at The Henry Ford.

"Make big plans; aim high in hope

and work, remembering that
a noble, logical diagram once
recorded will not die"
"Make no little plans; they have
no magic to stir men's blood"

Function influence but does not

dictate form

Beauty grows from

necessity not from repetition
of formulas.
Architectural-form equals

Architecture should speak of

its time and place, but yearn
for timelessness.
Youve got to bumble
forward into the unknown.

"Form follows function- that

has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be
one, joined in a spiritual
"Every great architect isnecessarily - a great poet. He
must be a great original
interpreter of his time, his
day, his age"
"A Doctor can bury his
mistakes, but an Architect
can only advise his client to
plant vines."
Every little girl needed a
balcony to be serenaded
An idea is salvation by
The things always happens
that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing
makes it happen
In a house, you should get
a surprise every time you
turn a corner and look up

"The house is a machine for

living in"
Cube within a cube
"You employ stone, wood &
concrete, and with these
materials you build houses
and palaces; That is
construction. "Ingenuity is at
But suddenly you touch my
heart, you do be good, I am
happy and I say: This is
beautiful; That is
Architecture. "Arts enters in."
Architects everywhere have
recognized the needs of...a
tool which may be put in the
hands of creator of forms,
with the simple aim...of
making the bad difficult and
the good easy
Architecture is a brilliant,
orthodox and original jigsaw
puzzles of masses combined
in light. Our eyes are created
to see forms in light; lights
and shadow reveal the
forms. Cubes cones, balls,
cylinder and pyramid are
primary shapes that lights so
excellently reveal; the
picture they give to us is
clear and perspicuous
without indecision. That is
why they are beautiful
Architecture is the masterly,
correct and magnificent play
of masses brought together
n light. Our eyes are made to

see forms in light; light and

shade reveal this forms.

"Less is a bore"

we borrow from nature the

space upon which we built
I would like my architecture
to inspire people to use their
own resources, to move into
the future
You cannot simply put
something into place. You
have to absorb what you see
around you, what is use in
the land and then use that
knowledge along with
contemporary thinking to
interpret what you see.
I do not believe architecture
should speak too much. It
should remain silent and let
nature in the guise of
sunlight and wind
I like the ruins because
what remains is not a total
design, but the clarity of
thought, the baked structure,
the spirit of the thing.
my hand is the extension of
the thinking process-the
creative process
Without this spirit ,
modernist architecture
cannot fully exist. Since
there is often a mismatch
between the logic and the
spirit of modernism. I use
architecture to reconcile the
I believe that the way
people live can be directed a
little by architecture
If you give people
nothingness, they can
ponder what can be achieved
from that nothingness.

The speed of change makes

you wonder what will
become of architecture.
You cant really say what is
beautiful about a place, but
the image of the place will
remain vividly with you
There is a role and function
for beauty in our time.

There are 360 degrees, why

stick to one

"never forgetting the real

needs of users"


Architecture is decorated
construction not constructed




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