You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
Agriculture as we know it needs to disappear. We can design better and healthier proteins than we get from nature.
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.
I have an all-Japanese design team, and none of them speak English. So it's often funny and surprising how my ideas end up lost in translation.
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.