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From Pulitzer The Life MOBI #240 Prize–winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger an engaging nuanced exploration of the life and work of Frank Gehry undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time This first full fledged critical biography presents and evaluates the work of a man who has almost single handedly transformed contemporary Building Art MOBI #234 architecture in his innovative use of materials design and form and who is among the very few architects in history to be both respected by critics as a creative cutting edge force and embraced by the general public as a popular figure Building Art shows the full range of Art The Life PDF #9734 Gehry’s work from early houses constructed of Art The Life and Work ePUB #199 plywood and chain link fencing to lamps made in the shape of fish to the triumphant success of such late projects as the spectacular art museum of glass in Paris It tells the story behind Gehry’s own house which upset his neighbors Art. For the first haft 300 pages this book is about to learn soft skills from Frank Gehry rather than technical skills Frank Gehry has given up some of good opportunities to pursue what he is good at and talent about It's about his inspiration from living in Europe his former professors artists in Los Angeles for his works His family live love and found company are also included in the book The last several chapters are so good for architects to learn from him it's about the design of his house Bilbao Museum Louis Vuitton Foundation etcI like how the author describes in chapter 14

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Building Art The Life and Work of Frank GehryThe Life and Work ePUB #199 and excited the world with its mix of the traditional and the extraordinary and recounts how Gehry came to design the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao Spain his remarkable structure of swirling titanium that changed a declining city into a destination spot Building Art also explains Gehry’s sixteen year uest to complete Walt Disney Concert Hall the beautiful acoustically brilliant home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Although Gehry’s architecture has been written about widely the story of his life has never been told in full detail Here we come to know his Jewish immigrant family his working class Toronto childhood his hours spent playing with blocks on his grandmother’s kitchen floor his move to Los Angeles when he was still a teenager and how he came unexpectedly to end up in architecture school Most important Building Art presents and evaluates Gehry’s lifetime of work in conjunction with his entire life story including his time in t. The book elaborately describes the making of Frank Gehry as one of the most pioneering architects of the time It is a long but worthwhile read for anyone generally interested in architecture In this book Goldberger portrays an authentic Gehry projects not completed collaborations falling apart for various reasons and the challenging process to bring some of his most renowned buildings into being beneath the tip of the iceberg of his gleaming incredibly imaginative accomplished architectures Those behind the scenes difficulties are anyone whose profession involves serious creation or making can relate toAs the book attempts to offer an as comprehensive view of Frank's work as the author can a large volume of architecture works was referred to as Frank's life trajectory develops in the book It is fairly easy to get lost without having a visual image of these works beforehand when encountering them in the texts I find the reading experience strongly enhanced by looking up these works online during reading which inevitably took me long to finish each chapter I wonder if images could be included among the ocean of texts which could serve as a compass for readers and facilitate a better understanding of Frank's works

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