Frank Owen Gehry Architect - The Winner Pritzker Architecture Award in 1989

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Frank Owen Gehry

Frank Owen Gehry, (born in Toronto, Ontario on February 28, 1929) is an American and Canadian dual citizen architect. Frank Owen Gehry is one of the architects who won the Pritzker Prize in 1989.

Gehry is known for his carving approach to building design and for building a curve structure, and is often wrapped in shiny metal. The building he designed, including his personal residence in Santa Monica, California, has become a tourist attraction. Many museums, companies, and cities seek Gehry's services as a symbol of distinction, for all the products he makes.

His most famous work is the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain lined with titanium, Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, Dancing House in Prague, Czech Republic,


Some of Frank Owen Gehry's Works




Peter B. Lewis Building in Cleveland, Ohio

Since its construction was completed in 2002, the building has been used by Weatherhead School of Management at Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University. The exterior is covered by stainless steel seemed to float above the brick surface.



Stata Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Cambridge

Stata Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge has an area of ​​720,000 square feet. Visible from the fasade as if the building is not finished yet. Deconstruction style makes an odd impression like a sloping column, a sloping wall, a tipping corner, distorted and collided as if this building would collapse. But this is all an improvisation of the architect.



Lou Ruvo Center in Las Vegas

Lou Ruvo Center operates as an outpatient treatment center and research facility in downtown Las Vegas. It spans about 65,000 square feet and includes 13 examination rooms, offices for health practitioners and researchers, a "Museum of Mind" and a community auditorium.



New York by Gehry in New York City, USA

New York by Gehry is an apartment with 899 units that also includes facilities for the 8th grade public schools, outpatient care center, retail space, and parking at lower levels. The extent of 1,040,904 square feet, this building has 76 floors with a height of 870 feet.



Dancing House in Prague, Netherlands

Designed by Gehry in collaboration with the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić on the river frontage, The Dancing House is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building completed in 1996.


That's some of the work of mainstro World architect Frank Owen Gehry. Gehry is known for his carving approach to building design and for building a curve structure, and is often wrapped in shiny metal. The building he designed, including his personal residence in Santa Monica, California, has become a tourist attraction. Many museums, companies, and cities seek Gehry's services as a symbol of distinction, for all the products he makes.

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