Louis Kahn quotes

Who on Earth is Louis Kahn?

Louis Isadore Kahn was an American architect born as Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky.

Louis Kahn quotes

“Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall.
The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall.”

Louis Kahn

“Architecture is what nature cannot make. Architecture is something unnatural but not something made up.”

Louis Kahn

“Even a brick wants to be something. A brick wants to be something.
It aspires. Even a common, ordinary brick wants to be something more than it is. It wants to be something better than it is.”

Louis Kahn

“Questions permeate every aspect of our world and our life. Life is all about questions. If you stop asking, you stop living.”

Louis Kahn