“The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“In short, somewhere along the line, architects started to overlook the real needs of users, and technologists took over during the industrial revolution. The result? The birth of the urban slum and a general decline in the quality of construction and usability.

By the early twentieth century, architects were growing family with the new materials and engineering techniques, and realized they had a vital role to play in bringing order and humanity into an increasingly chaotic world.”