Ben van Berkel - Quotes

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That's what I love about Chicago... It is the staccato aspect of the skyscrapers. But the ground is very loose, very relaxed. It makes Chicago far more pleasant than other cities. ---->>>

I never show the back of my tongue. That is a Dutch expression. ---->>>

In the early work of Frank Lloyd Wright - and you can also see it with Mies - they make new ground by raising the ground. Frank Lloyd Wright did it so beautifully with the Robie House. The roof becomes almost a new ground. ---->>>

My mother took me to Venice one time and showed me all the houses where famous composers used to live. It gave me a fascination for music and the city, but also for architecture. It was a valuable lesson. ---->>>

You could never hide yourself in these places - in Mies's Farnsworth house, for example. That was a mistake of Modernism. People need places to hide from each other, too. You need everything. ---->>>


Nationality: Dutch
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Occupation: Architect

Ben van Berkel (born 1957) is a Dutch architect, working in the architectural practice UNStudio. With his studio he designed the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany and other building.(wikipedia)