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Frank and Ike

posted 06.12 in news.

Another month, another wounded architect. This time, it isn’t due to the recession resentments of Spanish leftists, it’s conservative Washingtonians who want a monument to Dwight Eisenhower that’s lot more conventional than the one...

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Hats

posted 10.10 in news.

Melbourne University has been building millinery. And it has just been exhibited (in a way) at the Architecture and Design Film Festival in New York. HEADSPACE 1 invites architecture students to take ideas from within their heads and place...

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Frank on green

posted 05.10 in news.

I hope this was taken out of context. Chicago Trib reporting on a talk by Frank. O. Gehry, 81: “The costs of making a green building are “enormous,” he said, and “they don’t pay back in your...

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Frank Gehry wows UTS

posted 12.09 in news.

In case you hadn’t heard, UTS recently announced Californian celebrity architect Frank Gehry as the architect for the new Faculty of Business building in Ultimo. They’re obviously not trying to make friends with the local architectural...

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Diamonstein- Spielvogel Video Archive

posted 06.09 in resources.

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Frank turns 80

posted 03.09 in news.

Frank O. Gehry has just turned 80. But what is his real name? Take the Frank Quiz at The Guardian! Meanwhile, his new Ontario gallery is leaking . It’s not been a great year for the man.

Tolerance or not

posted 11.08 in news.

Charles Jencks, Beatriz Maturana, and 30 or so other members of Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine, have today sent a letter to the UK Guardian protesting an Israeli court’s recent approval for a Wiesenthal Centre Museum of...

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Vitra Design Museum

posted 08.08 in resources.

Guggenheim Bilbao

posted 08.08 in resources.

The Frank O. Gehry building responsible for the “Bilbao Effect” – ie one great building can boost an entire city’s economy.

Gehry Partners

posted 08.08 in resources.

No project information, just a list of job vacancies.

Great modern buildings

posted 10.07 in news.

A Guardian special, with an introduction by Jonathan Glancey. An unlikely bunch of famous names write about the buildings – Germaine Greer on Notre Dame du Haut: On the way back to Venice from a holiday in Spain we had made a detour to...

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antoni gaudi, bilbao effect, frank lloyd wright, jørn utzon, le corbusier, memorials, millinery, modernism, monuments, museums, nicholas grimshaw, peter eisenman, uts, zaha hadid