Quotations by John Portman
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Born: Thursday, December 4, 1924
Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
(Keywords: Environmental, People, Attention, Building, Past)
Buildings should serve people, not the other way around.
It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life's greatest reward.
(Keywords: Life, Accomplishment, Man, Reward)
We must learn to understand humanity better so that we can create an environment that is more beneficial to people, more rewarding, more pleasant to experience.
(Keywords: Experience, People, Environment, Humanity)