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Frank Owen Gehry Frank O Gehry an American architect was born in 1929 Toronto Ontario He moved to Los Angeles in 1947 Gehry studied architecture at the University of Southern California In 1956 he studied at the Harvard School of Design Gehry designed projects in many countries His most anticipated building was new museum called The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Northern Spain While doing this project Gehry was upset with contractors or manufacturers who confirmed that his sculptural shapes could not be build or were not economical In admitting that their boundaries became his own he started to gain knowledge of Frank Lloyd Wrights theory that an architect has to be a master builder as well As a result the building was completed within a reasonable budget and space As well the worlds leading architects and architectural critics have already hailed the museum as a profoundly important and visionary building In addition fish and snake forms fascinate Gehry and he knows how to incorporate these images into his design In 1990 Gehry said The fish shape got me into moving freely The fish image its form and appearance elevate in drawing after drawing modifying from an object with iconic character to an innovative material application of a frame linking a shimmering skin Discovering this theme naturally Gehry accomplished making double curves in buildings Gehrys approach of visualizing a building through semiautomatic drawings and handmade models is little known but it gives an instant access into his creative method of architecture The flow of imagination keeps flowing and encourages Gehry to continuously see things differently Also Gehry is well known for his transformation of industrial spaces For instance the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art commissioned Gehry to transform 15400 sq m of warehouse in the citys Little Tokyo Furthermore Frank O Gehry is unique imaginative and outstanding architect His work established natures element in a real world
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