Thom Mayne

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Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne (born January 19, 1944) is an American architect. He is based in Los Angeles. In 1972, Mayne helped…

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Attitude

Thom Mayne quote : So at a time …

So at a time in which the media give the public everything it wants and desires, maybe art should adopt…

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Architecture

Thom Mayne quote : You might say that …

You might say that when you step inside, you’re entering a honorific space, but that’s something totally different than experiencing…

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Architecture

Thom Mayne quote : The aesthetic of architecture …

The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating.…

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Architecture

Thom Mayne quote : I’m often called an …

I’m often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That’s…

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Architecture

Thom Mayne quote : Architecture is involved with …

Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be…

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ArchitectureCommunication

Thom Mayne quote : But I absolutely believe …

But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or…

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Architecture

Thom Mayne quote : My buildings don’t speak …

My buildings don’t speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness. Thom Mayne

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