Quotation Explorer - 'I. M. Pei'

Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society. - I. M. Pei
I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity. - I. M. Pei
Great artists need great clients. - I. M. Pei
Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on something. There is a certain concern for history but it’s not very deep. I understand that time has changed, we have evolved. But I don’t want to forget the beginning. A lasting architecture has to have roots. - I. M. Pei
Success is a collection of problems solved. - I. M. Pei
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