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Transcript of Project
Yamasaki I never thought people were that destructive. ...you want to build hope and aspirations that will make people delighted and happy. from the files of "...it will be a sort of utopia." "God's mercy on you swine!" - Rob Kovitz, Pig City Model Farm - Hunter Thompson, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas:
A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream "He who sees the ratio only sees himself only." "...a building must be like a human being." - William Blake - Yamasaki "...a very fine tiger." - John von Neumann "…I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain a wonderful environment easily in the future." - Yamasaki "The moment will come when neither side can face
the derisive cry of 'Chicken!' from the other side." - Bertrand Russell What immortal
hand or eye
Dare frame thy
fearful symmetry? - Blake "vertical neighborhoods for poor people" - Architectural Forum - Windows, '59 A fatal exception has occurred. The Door to Freedom 'Aria', in the key of C-Modulor "...[the] danger of an architect...he's tempted to forget that his real job is beauty." -Minoru Yamasaki, qtd. in his obituary "It would be a stronger world, a stronger loving world,
to die in." - John Cale “…the screen is aggressive. Its function is to filter…rendering nonexistent whatever is outside its frame.…Its complete takeover of the visual field allows…us today to recognize it.” - Lev Manovich "...any formal system designed to spew forth truths about 'mere' numbers would also wind up spewing forth truths...about its own properties, and would thereby become 'self-aware'...an inevitable by-product of the system's vast power." -Doug Hofstadter The Human Condition "...the good-looking men...are always six feet tall!" -le Corbusier (5'9")