A House is a Machine for Living in

You employ stone, wood and concrete, and with these materials you build houses and palaces.

Clare House, Bow, Tower Hamlets, E9

That is construction. Ingenuity is at work.

Marble Hill House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1

But suddenly you touch my heart, you do me good, I am happy and I say: “This is beautiful.”

Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's Barbican Estate, Barbican, City of London, EC1A

That is Architecture. Art enters in.

Dolls House, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1

From Le Corbusier’s Towards a New Architecture (1923)

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