METU Architectural History Graduate Program welcomes you!
Here are a number of inspirational starters:
“To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.” Daniel Libeskind
“When I am asked what I believe in, I say that I believe in architecture. Architecture is the mother of the arts. I like to believe that architecture connects the present with the past and the tangible with the intangible.” Richard Meier
"How will we know it’s us without our past?" John Steinbeck
"We regret much of what we've built; we regret much of what we've torn down. But we've never regretted preserving anything." Daniel Sack
"As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown." Norman Foster