It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
The interior of the house personifies the private world; the exterior of it is part of the outside world.
It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process.
Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.
In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture.
The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden.
The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form.
The Romans used every housing form known today and they have a remarkably modern look.
Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof; it acts as a screen, and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished.
Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.
In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.