Helmut Jahn Quotes

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Born: January 4, 1940, Allersberg, Bavaria, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Occupation: Architect

1.
A city building, you experience when you walk a suburban building, you experience when you drive.
- Helmut Jahn

2.
Every building is a prototype. No two are alike.
- Helmut Jahn

3.
I strive for an architecture from which nothing can be taken away.
- Helmut Jahn

4.
It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result?
- Helmut Jahn

5.
The American attitude towards efficiency and execution should always underlie architecture.
- Helmut Jahn

6.
The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions.
- Helmut Jahn

7.
We are creating a unique experience. It's starts with how you see the building from a distance.
- Helmut Jahn

8.
You don't know what the Chinese expect in the way of beauty. The presentation is just a farce. You come into a room filled with 50 people and they don't talk to you. There's very little interaction.
- Helmut Jahn

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