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大师语录:建筑到底是什么?

大师语录:建筑到底是什么?

 

大师语录:建筑到底是什么?

导语:有多少位建筑师和建筑评论家就有多少个关于建筑学的定义。虽然有些人赞成将其视为艺术,但其他人则将建筑所承担的重要社会责任视为其最明确的属性。以下50条语录的合集揭示了瞬息万变的建筑学含义;不同场合下建筑师们会赋予建筑学以不同的定义,可能是建筑师们与同僚讨论时,或是调整措辞向外行解释时。

 

1.“建筑创作绝对是一种政治行为。” —— 彼得·艾森曼 (Peter Eisenman)源自《国土报》

 "Architec ture is definitely a political act." - Peter Eisenman in Haaretz

 

2.“建筑设计有许多不必要的困难,过程非常艰辛。” —— 扎哈·哈迪德  (Zaha Hadid)  源自《卫报》

 "Architecture is unnecessarily difficult. It's very tough." - Zaha Hadid in The Guardian


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3.“通过建筑设计,我们可以观察,思考并探究我们所处的世界及人类在其中的位置。”—— 汤姆·梅恩  (Thom Mayne) 源自普利兹克颁奖演说

"Architecture is a way of seeing, thinking and questioning our world and our place in it." - Thom Mayne in his Prtizker Prize Acceptance Speech

 

4.“建筑学是艺术和科学的结晶,它能够真正地确保城市和建筑物与我们想要的生活方式相适应:它是一个将社会理想呈现于真实世界的过程”  —— 比雅克·英格斯 (Bjarke Ingels)

 "Architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings actually fit with the way we want to live our lives: the process of manifesting our society into our physical world. - Bjarke Ingels in AD Interviews


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5.“建筑活动,顾名思义,是指一个合作的过程。”—— 约书亚·拉姆斯 (Joshua Prince-Ramus)  源自Fast Company

"Architecture is by definition a very collaborative process." - Joshua Prince-Ramus in Fast Company

 

6.“建筑是诚实的:无论如何它就在那里,它要么有效要么失败,其中的分别显而易见。”——雅克·赫尔佐格 (Jacques Herzog)源自哥伦比亚大学的一场讲座

"Architecture is merciless: it is what it is, it works or doesn’t, and you can clearly see the difference." - Jacques Herzog in a lecture at Columbia University


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7.“建筑活动永远伴随着权力与重大利益,不论是经济方面的还是政治方面的。” —— 伯纳德·屈米 (Bernard Tschumi) 源自《纽约时报》

“Architecture is always related to power and related to large interests, whether financial or political." - Bernard Tschumi in The New York Times

 

8.“建筑活动是复杂行为的典范—— Jeffrey Inaba 

"Architecture is a good example of the complex dynamic of giving." - Jeffrey Inaba in World of Giving


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9.“建筑活动是十分繁杂的,它并不适合独行侠般的工作方式,我崇尚团队合作。” —— 理查德·罗杰斯 (Richard Rogers) 源自《卫报》

"Architecture is too complex for just one person to do it, and I love collaboration." - Richard Rogers in The Guardian

   

10.“建筑活动是人类所能想到的最有影响力的行为。” —— 本·凡·伯克尔和卡洛琳·博斯 (Ben vanBerkel and Caroline Bos)

"Architecture is the most powerful deed that a man can imagine." - Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos in Volume 


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11.“建筑学不再单指地平线上那些生殖崇拜般的封闭塔楼,更多的是关于那些与城市互动的公园及公共空间。”——Alissa Walker

"Architecture is becoming less about a single walled-off phallus on the horizon, and more about parks and public spaces which engage with the city." - Alissa Walker in Gizmodo

 

12.“通常来说,建筑的设计过程胜于建筑的建造过程。”—— Sam Jaco

"Architecture is most often a victory over the process of creating architecture." - Sam Jacob in Log


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13.“建筑学能够推动对社会现状的深刻批判。”—— Reinhold Martin

"Architecture is capable of mounting a profound critique of the status quo." - Reinhold Martin in Places

 

14.“建筑是如此醒目且庞大的物体,它的存在必然会影响到所有人。”—— Gautam Bhatia

"Architecture is such a conspicuous immensely physical object in space its presence is bound to influence everyone.” - Gautam Bhatia in India International Centre Quarterly


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15.“建筑需要用身体去体验——通过观察和触摸方才能更完全的理解建筑。”—— Nicolai Ouroussoff

“Architecture is a physical experience — it needs to be seen and touched to be wholly understood.” - Nicolai Ouroussoff in Los Angeles Times

 

16.建筑是很深奥困难的一件事,我直到最近才意识到。它就像音乐,你可以享受,但-要了解它-又是另一回事了。——Diana Agrest,全国公共广播电台教育栏目(NPR Ed)

"Architecture is really difficult. I realized that only very recently. It's like music. You can enjoy it but — to know it — it's a different story." - Diana Agrest in nprEd


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17. 建筑有能力吸收任何事物,所以也会消融在一切之中。—— Ole Bouman,《Volume》杂志

"Architecture is capable of absorbing anything, and hence tends to dissolve into everything."  - Ole Bouman in Volume

 

18. 建筑不只是科技和美学的结合物,更是一种展现生活方式的框架结构 - 而且,如果幸运的话,展现的是一种明智的生活方式。—— Bernard Rudofsky

"Architecture is not just a matter of technology and aesthetics but the frame for a way of life – and, with luck, an intelligent way of life." - Bernard Rudofsky


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19. 建筑是一门可以拥有多元兴趣的学科。你可以是一个哲学家,一个地理学家,一个科学家,一个艺术家,一个工程师;对于建筑,你可以充满诗意。——Toshiko Mori, 《都市报》

"Architecture is a discipline where you can have multivalent interests. You could be a philosopher, a geographer, a scientist, an artist, an engineer; you can be poetic about it." - Toshiko Mori in Metropolis

 

20. 建筑是为了更远大更高的目标。—— Stanley Tigerman,《新闻周刊》

"Architecture is supposed to be about a higher purpose." - Stanley Tigerman in Newsweek


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21. 建筑是最大众广泛的艺术,而大众又是最严苛的评论家。—— Eric Parry,《卫报》

"Architecture is the most public of the arts, and the public are severe critics." - Eric Parry in The Guardian

 

22.建筑是一个形式制造者,问题解决者,也是环境创造者,而国际博览会正是它的实验室。——Ada Louise Huxtable,《纽约时报》

"Architecture is a formmaker, problem‐solver and environment‐creator, and the international exposition is its laboratory."  - Ada Louise Huxtable in New York Times


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23.建筑是为了完善自然,而优秀的建筑能使自然环境更加美丽 - 它能给予自然一股能量。—— Claudio Silvestrin,《Elle Decor》杂志

 "Architecture is supposed to complete nature. Great architecture makes nature more beautiful—it gives it power."- Claudio Silvestrin in Elle Decor

 

24.建筑是这个人类方程式的一小部分,但是对于我们之中那些实践它的人来说,我们相信它有能发挥作用做出改变的潜力,来启发和丰富人类的经验,穿越充满误解的障碍,从而为生活这出戏提供一个美丽的场景。——弗兰克·盖里(Frank Gehry),1989年普利兹克建筑奖颁奖典礼演说(1989 Pritzker Prize Ceremony Speech)

 "Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstanding and provide a beautiful context for life's drama." - Frank Gehry in his 1989 Pritzker Prize Ceremony Speech


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25.建筑不是一件私有事物;即使是一幢房子也必须为全家人以及亲朋好友使用,而更多的建筑物都是为所有人,为各界人士所使用。如果这幢建筑物需要满足大众需求,那么建筑师必须要找到一些所有人能共同理解和经历的基础。——John Portman,“建筑师作为发展商(The Architect as Developer)”

 

"Architecture is not a private affair; even a house must serve a whole family and its friends, and most buildings are used by everybody, people of all walks of life. If a building is to meet the needs of all the people, the architect must look for some common ground of understanding and experience." - John Portman in "The Architect as Developer"


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