Thom Mayne – So at a time in…


“So at a time in which the media give the public everything it wants and desires, maybe art should adopt a much more aggressive attitude towards the public. I myself am very much inclined to take this position.”
-Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne – Architecture is involved with the…


“Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal. They operate within the terms of the work, like any art.”
-Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne – I’m often called an old…


“I’m often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That’s impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more.”
-Thom Mayne