Good Quotes: Louis Sullivan and the Polemics of Modern Architecture

Good Quotes: Louis Sullivan and the Polemics of Modern Architecture

Alejandra Valera
May 15, 2008

"All practical demands of utility should be paramount as basis of planning and design; ...no architectural dictum, or tradition, or superstition, or habit should stand in the way." - Louis Sullivan

From Louis Sullivan and the Polemics of Modern Architecture: The Present Against the Past by David S. Andrew.

Image is of the Auditorium Theater, designed in 1886, by Adler and Sullivan.

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