Best Quotes by Le Corbusier (Top 10)

  1. Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
  2. Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
  3. The materials of city planning are: sky, space, trees, steel and cement; in that order and that hierarchy.
  4. I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
  5. A house is a machine for living in.
  6. To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.
  7. The home should be the treasure chest of living.
  8. Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system.
  9. The present moment is creative, creating with an unheard-of intensity.
  10. A hundred times have I thought New York is a catastrophe and 50 times: It is a beautiful catastrophe.