Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry’s Scalloped Glass Louis Vuitton Foundation Center Nears Completion in Paris

Frank Gehry’s Scalloped Glass Louis Vuitton Foundation Center Nears Completion in Paris

The undulating structure is made up of 3,600 panels of glass, which in turn make up giant overlapping “sails.” The angles of each sail will allow natural light inside while also protecting from direct

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Frank Gehry and Foster & Partners Unveil Designs for Battersea Power Station

Frank Gehry and Foster & Partners Unveil Designs for Battersea Power Station

To the east of The Electric Boulevard, Los Angeles-based Gehry Partners designed Prospect Place, a cluster of five mixed-use buildings with twisted and rippled facades matching Gehry's distinctive style.

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NASA Launches Giant Magnifying Glass into Space to Collect Solar Energy

NASA Launches Giant Magnifying Glass into Space to Collect Solar Energy

Early this morning NASA kicked off Operation LENS, an ambitious plan to concentrate and collect solar power using a giant magnifying glass in outer space. Long speculated to be a rumor, the 7,000,000 ft.

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The New Gehry Residence in Los Angeles Sure is Shiny

The New Gehry Residence in Los Angeles Sure is Shiny

It is not often that an architecture master reinvents himself, but that is precisely what Pritzker Prize winning architect Frank Gehry has done. Gehry, who first won international recognition with his own

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Plans for Frank Gehry-Designed WTC Performing Arts Center Are Looking Bleak

Plans for Frank Gehry-Designed WTC Performing Arts Center Are Looking Bleak

The plan to build the Frank Gehry-designed World Trade Center Performing Arts Center is looking bleak. The project currently has less than half of the funds it needs for construction, and there has been

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Frank Gehry’s Biomuseo Nears Completion in Panama City

Frank Gehry’s Biomuseo Nears Completion in Panama City

Designed in Gehry's famous deconstructive aesthetic, the steel and concrete Biomuseo resembles a stack of colorful and folded origami canopies. The government hopes that the iconic building will drive

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Frank Gehry to Design Tallest Residential Building in Berlin

Frank Gehry to Design Tallest Residential Building in Berlin

The building will feature a stone exterior and include 39 floors with 300 apartments, restaurants, a hotel and spa. Construction on the €250 million ($337 million) project will begin in 2015 with an

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World’s Tallest Modular Tower Gets First Mods Hoisted into Place

World’s Tallest Modular Tower Gets First Mods Hoisted into Place

B2, the tower that is expected to be the world's tallest modular building once it's complete, received its very first mods yesterday. The mods were hoisted atop the structure at the Atlantic Yards

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Frank Gehry to Design Facebook’s London and Dublin Headquarters

Frank Gehry to Design Facebook’s London and Dublin Headquarters

Facebook's new headquarters for London and Dublin will receive the same treatment as the company's Silicon Valley campus with designs by starchitect Frank Gehry. The London office will take over three

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Gehry and Foster Selected to Add Architectural Icons to London’s Battersea Power Station

Gehry and Foster Selected to Add Architectural Icons to London’s Battersea Power Station

Los Angeles-based firm Gehry Partners and British architects Foster & Partners have been chosen to design the third phase of the Battersea Power Station mixed-use development. The ambitious and

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Jean Nouvel Wins Competition to Design National Art Museum of China

Jean Nouvel Wins Competition to Design National Art Museum of China

After a year of rumors, French architect Jean Nouvel was just selected to design Beijing’s new National Art Museum of China. The decision comes after speculation that the museum would be designed by

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Frank Gehry Says He Prefers a Fashionable Dictator to Democracy When it Comes to Creating Architecture

Frank Gehry Says He Prefers a Fashionable Dictator to Democracy When it Comes to Creating Architecture

Cleveland Clinic photo from Shutterstock When it comes to architecture, it doesn't get bigger than Frank Gehry - the man is world-renowned, and his buildings are as famous as he is. What he may not be,

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Facebook Gets Frank Gehry to Design Their New York Headquarters

Facebook Gets Frank Gehry to Design Their New York Headquarters

Credit: Everett Katigbak, Facebook Facebook will once again be enlisting the help of legendary architect Frank Gehry - this time, in the design of their new NYC headquarters. The social media giant

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Architect Frank Gehry Says LA Subway Plans Spell ‘Disaster’ for Walt Disney Concert Hall

Architect Frank Gehry Says LA Subway Plans Spell ‘Disaster’ for Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall photo from Shutterstock By 2020 Los Angeles could have the second largest subway system in the US, after New York. While this is fantastic news for residents and environmental

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Facebook Gets Approval for Green-Roofed Frank Gehry-Designed Menlo Park Campus

Facebook Gets Approval for Green-Roofed Frank Gehry-Designed Menlo Park Campus

Facebook's green-roofed, Frank Gehry-designed campus was just given the green light by the city of Menlo Park. Submitted for approval last fall, the campus will connect with the company's current

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Frank Gehry Donates $100,000 to SCIARC to Create Architecture Prize

Frank Gehry Donates $100,000 to SCIARC to Create Architecture Prize

Frank Gehry is probably the most well-known living architect in the world and this week further established his legacy with $100,000 donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture

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Facebook Commissions Frank Gehry to Design New Green Menlo Park Campus

Facebook Commissions Frank Gehry to Design New Green Menlo Park Campus

Facebook just announced a huge expansion to their Menlo Park campus, and the company has commissioned Prizker-Prize winning starchitect Frank Gehry - best known for his shiny, titanium-clad icons of

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Frank Gehry-Designed BioMuseum to Be A Hub of Environmental Learning in Panama

Frank Gehry-Designed BioMuseum to Be A Hub of Environmental Learning in Panama

Frank Gehry, the architect known for his twisting metal buildings, is nearing completion on his first project in Latin America. The Museum of Biodiversity, located in Panama, is set to provide education

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Frank Gehry Reveals GTeam – The “Google Docs” of Design

Frank Gehry Reveals GTeam – The “Google Docs” of Design

Frank Gehry has never been one to rest on his laurels. His ever-evolving style has recast the field of architecture, and now after reinventing the way many of us look at design, he has set his sights on

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12-Acre Grand Park Set to Open This Weekend in Downtown Los Angeles

12-Acre Grand Park Set to Open This Weekend in Downtown Los Angeles

After two years of construction a 12 acre strip of downtown Los Angeles has been transformed into a multi-functional green space dubbed Grand Park - and it's set to open to the public this weekend!

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Brad Pitt Recruits Frank Gehry to Design Sustainable, Two-Family Home For Make It Right in New Orleans

Brad Pitt Recruits Frank Gehry to Design Sustainable, Two-Family Home For Make It Right in New Orleans

© Chad Chenier Photography / Make It Right In 2007, Brad Pitt founded the Make it Right Foundation with an ambitious plan to construct 150 new, green homes for returning residents in New Orleans'

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Opus Hong Kong: Frank Gehry’s Airy New Luxury Residences Are Now Complete

Opus Hong Kong: Frank Gehry’s Airy New Luxury Residences Are Now Complete

The Opus Hong Kong for Swire Properties is the city's newest luxury residential building situated on Stubbs Road on The Peak high above the city. With its green hillside location, the Opus enjoys a bit of

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Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial for Washington D.C. is Controversial For How It Depicts Ike

Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial for Washington D.C. is Controversial For How It Depicts Ike

Frank Gehry is no stranger to controversy, sometimes wrongly and sometimes for good reason, but the rejection of his plans for the President Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C. is a new kind of

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Made in China: Émilie Voirin Reinterprets Iconic Chairs in Biodegradable Bamboo and Rattan

Made in China: Émilie Voirin Reinterprets Iconic Chairs in Biodegradable Bamboo and Rattan

London-based product designer Émilie Voirin has courageously re-interpreted a crop of iconic modern chairs into fantastic biodegradable seats. Using woven rattan and bamboo, the designer created

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Shigeru Ban’s Metal Shutter Houses Now Complete in NYC!

Shigeru Ban’s Metal Shutter Houses Now Complete in NYC!

Add another gem to Chelsea's 'Starchitect Row' - the much anticipated Metal Shutter Houses by Shigeru Ban are finally complete! Featuring a simple geometric construction set off by an ever-changing facade

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Brooks + Scarpa Complete New Eco Upgrades To Gehry’s Santa Monica Parking Garages

Brooks + Scarpa Complete New Eco Upgrades To Gehry’s Santa Monica Parking Garages

The main upgrade to the garages was to clad the exterior in a new shade screen, providing privacy and shade, as well as an a more attractive appearance. A single mass-produced and repeatable panel made

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Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features

Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features

Last year, Gehry raised more than a few eyebrows when he said that he felt LEED certification was often awarded for ‘bogus stuff’ and that climate change and sustainable design are “political”. He

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Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

The $265-million makeover, turned Gehry's 1980 enclosed three story structure into an outdoor mall experience that's on its way to LEED Silver.

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SOM and Frank Gehry Team Up for Inland Steel Eco Renovation

SOM and Frank Gehry Team Up for Inland Steel Eco Renovation

Even modern buildings are suitable candidates for historic preservation. The Architect's Newspaper tells us that Chicago's iconic Inland Steel Building is set to undergo an eco renovation courtesy of SOM

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Frank Gehry Defends His Criticism of LEED

Frank Gehry Defends His Criticism of LEED

A few months ago, legendary American architect Frank Gehry had raised a few eyebrows by declaring that energy-saving green architecture and sustainable design is "a political issue" and that the LEED

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