"It is the unqualified result of all my experience with the sick, that second only to their need of fresh air is their need of light ... I had rather have the power of carrying my patient about after the sun, according to the aspect of the rooms, if circumstances permit, than let him linger in a room when the sun is off ... we must admit that light has quite a real and tangible effect upon the human body."
- Florence Nightingale, Notes on Nursing: What it is, and what it is not, 1859
"Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music." (We purposely transposed this on our cover page)
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us."
- Winston Churchill