Michael Graves - Quotes

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If I have a style, I am not aware of it.

If I have a style, I am not aware of it.

I don't care what people call me, labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people. ---->>>

In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function. ---->>>

I don't believe in morality in architecture.

I don't believe in morality in architecture.

I have no requirements for a style of architecture.

I have no requirements for a style of architecture.

The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth. ---->>>

In designing hardware to be used every day, it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind. What looks good also often feels good.

In designing hardware to be used every day, it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind. What looks good also often feels good.

It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design, and I've devoted much of my career to this. ---->>>

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.

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.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-09, 1934
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Die: 2015-03-12
Occupation: Architect

Michael Graves (July 9, 1934 – March 12, 2015) was an American architect. Identified as one of The New York Five, as well as Memphis Group, Graves was known first for his contemporary building designs and some prominent public commissions that became iconic examples of Postmodern architecture, such as the Portland Building and Denver Public Library (wikipedia)