Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Eero Saarinen, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Thomas Heatherwick, Walter Gropius, Shigeru Ban, Rem Koolhaas, Frank Gehry: If it seems like every architect of note has also designed a chair, it's because that's pretty much true. Show More Summary
Since we’re in prime getting-out-of-town season, the Strategist has been thinking about the best travel gear (see what our editors can’t get on an airplane without, a roundup of the best rolling luggage, and our favorite travel shoes). Below, our latest conquest.I am militantly anti baggage check and pro carry-on only. The problem? ... More »
It was a crisp July evening in Paris during the haute-couture shows, and a small, somewhat motley assortment of celebrities and fashion people were milling around the windowless, music-less basement of the Frank Gehry–designed Louis Vuitton Foundation. The occasion was the Love Ball, hosted by Natalia Vodianova, a model who ... More »
Here are a few photos of Frank Gehry's LUMA arles under construction in Arles, France. (Photos: C D _Fr) And here are a couple renderings of what the completed project will look like (screenshots via luma-arles.org):To contribute your...Show More Summary
The Cultural Heritage Commission will consider the building for landmark status A midcentury bank building at the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip, soon to be the site of a massive Frank Gehry-designed multi-use complex, received a temporary...Show More Summary
The project will include (duh) both retail and residential spaces. [ more › ]
Five new buildings with architecture that’s classic Gehry Celebrity architect Frank Gehry’s big residential and retail project on the Sunset Strip is a go. The city’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously to give final approval...Show More Summary
Bank proposed for demo as part of Frank Gehry project A Los Angeles man has nominated the Chase bank building on the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip for landmark status. If awarded, the historic designation could disrupt plans to demolish...Show More Summary
Renowned architect Frank Gehry has been talking for years about building a new home to free himself and his family from the quirky Santa Monica residence they've lived in since the 70s, one of his first big statements on deconstructivism. Show More Summary
People don't have a use-by date — 65 isn't a magic age after which workers merely plod along, doing routine work, bereft of creativity and new ideas. In 2014, Los Angeles' own Frank Gehry, now 87, opened two museums, one in Panama City and one in Paris. In 2015, a Gehry building opened in Sydney,...
Gagosian Gallery is presenting ?Frank Gehry: Fish Lamps,? an exhibition of Gehry?s animated and dynamic light sculptures. One of the most celebrated architects living today, Gehry?s career spans six decades and three continents. Known...Show More Summary
The home was designed for Burton Borman, who made his money in the insurance industry, in the 80s. [ more › ]
The price has dropped a bit on this unique Broad Beach property A Frank Gehry-designed estate on one of the most exclusive stretches of beach in Malibu is once again looking for a buyer. In 2013, the six-bedroom home appeared on the market with a hefty $57.5 million price tag. Show More Summary
Ron Perelman is donating $75m to a new performance arts center that is planned for the World Trade Center site. It will be named after the billionaire. The center was originally planned to be designed by Frank Gehry but when the project stalled, his designs were shelved. Show More Summary
Matthew Gandy is a Cambridge professor who lives closer to the Thames than to the L.A. River, but he's studied it for more than a dozen years, written about it in his book "The Fabric of Space," and here, he sizes up the river's comeback chances, and the daunting conflicts along the way. Find the...
In 2012, Frank Gehry and Mark Zuckerberg posed for a series of photos hat sealed their intertwined fates: Gehry, arguably the world’s most famous architect , would design a new campus for Zuckerberg, arguably the world’s most powerful not-lizard person . Show More Summary
The 'Festival of Disruption' will take place October 8 - 9 in Los Angeles.
He’s been studying the river as a step of his master plan for the waterway When it was announced that Frank Gehry was leading a team that was working on a master plan for the Los Angeles River, the public response was mixed. Gehry didn’t...Show More Summary
A woman who vandalized rock formations at Western national parks is sentenced. Frank Gehry’s Los Angeles River plans are revealed — sort of. A symbol of innovative architecture for a poor community in Africa collapses. Plus: Checking out the new wing at London’s Tate Modern, trying to save an important...
The design team working with architect Frank Gehry on a controversial makeover of the Los Angeles River has begun to introduce its work to the public – but in a noticeably cautious and low-key way. River LA, the non-profit group that first hired Gehry’s office for more than a year ago, is not unveiling...