The written word can be a great source of inspiration. At ARDH, we like to collect quotes from around the world which reflect the ethos and values that drive our work. As well as helping us in our design development, the inspirational words of others can also encourage creativity and enjoyment in our everyday lives.

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the MORE you have.

Maya Angelou

Landscape Architects Value your role, make a Positive difference & LEAD THE WAY. ENGAGE, COMMUNICATE & Have fun creating places


Landscape Architects are often natural leaders, able to communicate with many professions and leading multidisciplinary projects

IFLA Europe

Don’t over-complicate DESIGN, often simple is best


Leave it better than you found it.

Bruce A. Nordstrom

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

Albert Einstein

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

Henry Ford

If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.

Ralf Speth


Henri Matisse