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Zipper Building

Clothing factory stitching it together

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Engineering with fabric. - Jean Muir

How much does your building weigh? - R Buckminster Fuller

The engineering is secondary to the vision. - Cynthia Ozick

Architecture begins where engineering ends. - Walter Gropius

I use a Mac to help me design the next Cray. - Seymoure Cray

The writer is the engineer of the human soul. - Joseph Stalin

A stitch in time would have confused Einstein. - Unknown

Death and taxes are unsolved engineering problems. - Romana Machado

Tirade: A trip to the clothing store to steal neckwear - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Elvis Costello

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. - Steve Martin

The sage wears rough clothing and holds the jewel in his heart. - Lao-Tzu

The taller the building, the deeper the foundation needs to be. - Unknown

In an urban environment, a church building is a thing of the past. - Mark Batterson

Ladies' Sewing Circle: Where more husbands are darned than socks - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past. - Charles J Givens

Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over. - Ernest Hemingway

Design is about discipline and reality, not about fantasy beyond reality. - Albert Hadley

The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl. - Dave Barry

Pajamas: Items of clothing that newlyweds place beside the bed in case of fire - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Architect: One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. - Ambrose Bierce

Abundance: 1. Big party held in a bakery; 2. A social event held in a farm building. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

What really motivates people at Facebook is building stuff that they're proud of. - Mark Zuckerberg

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. - Lydia M. Child

Genetic Engineering: A recent attempt to formalize what farmers have been doing all along. - Unknown

A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Writing is like sewing together what I call these 'buttons,' these bits and pieces. - Sandra Cisneros

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light. - Le Corbusier

The key to making things affordable is design and technology improvements, as well as scale. - Elon Musk

Armor: 1. A knight gown; 2. The kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor is a blacksmith. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

You haven't had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it's running. - Unknown

One of the few articles of clothing that a man won't try to remove from a woman is an apron. - Marilyn Vos Savant

Sewing Circle: 1. Where friendship hangs by a thread; 2. A group of women who needle each other. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Hamper: A wicker container with a lid, usually surrounded by, but not containing, dirty clothing - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

For me, part of one my big movements is building authentic street environments for skateboarding. - Rob Dyrdek

Floordrobe: A floor littered with discarded clothes, viewed ironically as a clothing storage system - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Socrates

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

A good use for me is to let me go away with my sewing machine and come back with some really new stuff. - Betsey Johnson

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

Sailor: 1. A man who makes his living on water but never touches it on shore; 2. A wolf in ship's clothing. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

God is in the resume-building business. He is always using past experiences to prepare us for future opportunities. - Mark Batterson

When I moved out of my mom's house at 18 I was almost as sad to leave her sewing machine behind as anything else. - Beth Ditto

There is no place like home when the people who live there make 'building one another' their highest priority. - Gordon MacDonald

The Swedish engineer who invented the zip fastener made a greater intellectual leap than many scientists do in a lifetime. - Martin Rees

Calories: 1. Weight lifters; 2. Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

You can not prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building a nest in your hair. - Chinese Proverb

In case of fire, don't panic. Simply flee the building with the same reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting time. - Don Delcourt

I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind - the answer is twelve. I think I'm in the wrong building. - Charles Schulz

Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there. - Sergio Aragones

How much more grand is the work of our Heavenly Father as he pulls together all the varied strands of life to reveal his grand design? - Ravi Zacharias

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress. - Anwar Sadat

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. - John F Kennedy

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. - Eero Saarinen

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen

Never design your character like a garden where anyone can walk. Design your character like the sky where everyone's desire is to reach. - Unknown

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

Leadership development is not an 'event.' It's a capacity-building endeavor. It's a process of human growth and development. - Linda F Thornton

They submitted bills, and we paid them. Then we checked the engineering reports and found out that we had paid them far more than we owed them. - Donald Trump

Don't lie. Life is a puzzle and we are all unique pieces. When you lie, you make it impossible to find your true place in the grand design. - Steve Maraboli

To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. - Unknown

Whenever you are embarrassed, just remember that in 1999 NASA destroyed a $655 Million project because the engineers mistook kilograms and pounds. - Unknown

When a man's suit fits, when the construction is beautiful, when the sewing and fabrics are there - in the end, you'll look the best in it. - John Varvatos

I'm always tinkering with something - suddenly I'll think I can work with wood, but then I'll realize I can't, so I go back to sewing. - Melissa McCarthy


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