Louis Sullivan, who was an architect wrote an article in 1896 entitled “The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered”, coining a guide-phrase for architects, designers and engineers for more than a 100 years. “Form follows function.” To be more accurate, Sullivan wrote, “Form ever follows function,” but the other version is more preferred. The origin of this phrase stated thousands of years ago, as Sullivan attributed the concept to Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, a Roman architect. According to Marcus, all architecture must be designed to be “firmitas, utilitas, venustats” which translates to “solid, useful, beautiful.”
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