Architecture Quotes - My House is my Refuge
A 3D Quote to decorate and get inspired by
Slogans, mottos, quotes... they all help us remember important stuff. They can work like mantras for a better life, sum up wisdom, knowledge... They inspire us, and push us to go beyond, to reflect.
With the Architecture Quotes, this is done with the most timeless and influential sentences on Architecture and Industrial Design ever said.
Laser cut in acrylic, in a handy format perfect for shelves, desks, or tabletops, they are a physical display of design principles that have shaped the world we live in.
"My House is my Refuge" is a sentence said by Luis Barragán, the most laureated Mexican architect in history. The full sentence would continue: "[...], an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience", further expanding his stand. In real life, actually, his home in Mexico's capital now turned the Barragán Museum, is a true landmark and example of the soul of his personal style - a user of natural light and vivid colors, he perfectly directed these to fill and reflect on wide open spaces and walls, as if to create emotional experiences that bond you with the place with its unique moods and atmospheres.
He taught himself architecture after finishing Civil Engineering in 1925, and always had a profound respect towards the surroundings of his civil buildings, on which he tried to make them blend and not stand out. Many architects still learn important things from him to this day.
Put this Architecture design masterpiece in your workplace for a fresh daily breath of inspiration.
Height: 22.5 cm // 8.9 in
Length: 2.5 cm // 1 in
21 g // 0.75 oz
My House is my Refuge
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