«rational thinking, accuracy, precision and economy – until now characteristics of the engineer – must become the basis of the new architectonic. » 
Hilberseimer Ludwig, Metropolisarchitecture and Selected Essay

« Every generation must carry both the burden of the past and the responsibility for the future. The present is coming to be seen more and more as a mere link between yesterday and tomorrow. »
Giedion Sigfried, Mechanization takes command