Frank gehry slide show - Unlike early modernist structures...

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Frank Gehry Frank Gehry is a private person, and there are few details about his private life. Frank Gehry was born into a Jewish family in Toronto in 1929. He was a creative child, encouraged by his grandmother, with whom he would build "little cities" out of blocks. Gehry is now a naturalized American citizen and lives in
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Gehry’s House DeCon, which Gehry has continued to DeCon, which Gehry has continued to refine, began as an experiment with his refine, began as an experiment with his
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His style Gehry's style is derived from late modernism. The metalic, warped forms of his structures resemble deconstructive (DeCon) modernist architecture. The DeCon movement departs from modernism in its de-emphasis of societal goals and functionality.
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Unformatted text preview: Unlike early modernist structures, DeCon structures are not required to reflect specific social ideas and they do Gehry’s first public building representing his revolutionary styl Weil am Rhein, Germany (1989) The lawn and pavilion occupy about half of the Millennium Park, Chicago Walt Disney Concert Hall, l.a., ca Da ncin g Ho us e , Prag ue, ita ly Another angle of Prague’s Dancing House Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis DG Bank Building Atrium, Berlin Beach House, Venice Cardboard Furniture by Gehry Additional Projects BLING ! Tiffany&Co. features Gehry Designs Kobe, Japan Uninhabitable Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain http://www.sonyclassics.com/sketchesoffrankgehry/main.html http://www.sonyclassics.com/sketchesoffrankgehry/main.html The END...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARCH 210 taught by Professor Senseney during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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