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Luis Barragan Quotes





A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
 

Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being.
 

Beauty is the oracle that speaks to us all.
 

I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one.
 

I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.
 

It is essential to an architect to know how to see: I mean to see in such a way that the vision is not overpowered by rational analysis.
 

Life deprived of beauty is not worthy of being called human.
 

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience.