A mix of compassion and preemptive stabilization.
— Justin
And although he frequently referred to himself publicly, with the self-depreciation typical of the capitalist among artists and intellectuals, as “only a prosaic box maker,” he rose by means of the Container Corporation to prominence as an exponent of modern design and of cultural reform in the mid-twentieth-century America.
— James Sloan Allen, The Romance of Commerce and Culture
Can you fit 7?
— Dad to an Uber as a joke that was then taken seriously
The collapse of the architectural object into a field of modulated patterns visible at every scale.
— Reinhold Martin, The Organizational Complex: Architecture, Media, and Corporate Space
Otto, why didn’t you run?
— Doc Watson, “Otto Wood the Bandit”
Art is for itself but can have effects that produce certain changes.
— Edgar Arceneaux
Influence assumes power.
— Debora Silverman
The seven sections of the thesis do not obey any rigorous principe of classification, and the similarities between the architectural skins discussed and their natural counterparts are sometimes implied.
— Clara Wong, The Seven Skins of Architecture
You’re fun.
— Older Jewish lady at Interstellar
Christmas time is here.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
I forgot to ask, what’s your name?
— Reading Room lady
Corporation that sells empty vessels.
— Martha
You should not be ashamed to have large typography.
— Lucia
The song wants to survive.
— Michael Gordin
— Airport Security
These restaurants bring joy to the world.
— Justin
We don’t want a repeat of all this academic tourism.
— Mario
Don’t make Mario break out his glow-sticks.
— Justin
Life’s too short to look straight ahead.
— Jesse