Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was a British architect best known for having an instrumental role in designing and building New Delhi.
- If one was told that monkeys had built it, one could only say, 'What wonderful monkeys — they must be shot in case they do it again.'
- 1912, on seeing the British government buildings of Shimla, in a letter to his wife. Published in The letters of Edwin Lutyens to his wife Lady Emily (1985) by Clayre Percy and Jane Ridley. p. 245.