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Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Architects
Residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BirthDay: 28 February 1929
Sigh: Pisces
Education: USC School of Architecture (1954), Harvard University, Los Angeles City College, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Frank Gehry was bornon 28 February 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canadian, American, is Architect. Frank Gehry is a leading architect based in Los Angeles. As a child, he often tried to build imaginary cities and homes from items kept in his grandmother’s hardware store. The same can be seen in his creations that are characterized by usage of unconventional fabrications and bold, modern shapes. He graduated from the University of Southern Californian School of Architecture and then studied at Harvard. In fact, he moved to Harvard School of Design after marriage to Anita Snyder, in 1956. Frank left Harvard and relocated to California, where he began the “Easy Edges” cardboard furniture line. It was the renovation of his Santa Monica home. However, he was more interested in buildings rather than furniture and eventually went on to create much bigger designs. Some of the famous ones are EMP Museum in Seattle, Washington, and Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Apart from buildings, he was also involved in the design of other items such as furniture, jewelry and clothes. Though he is not known to have joined any political party, his opinions have always been leftist in nature. As a famous personality, he has played himself on famous television programs such as the Simpsons.


$50 Million


Gehry’s first skyscraper was the New York by Gehry at 8 Spruce Street, completed in February 2011


One such famous academic center is the Stata Center in MIT, completed in 2004


This 2003 masterpiece, endowed with tremendous acoustics, was labeled as the centerpiece for neighborhood revitalization


Among his designs, Chiat/Day building in Venice, constructed in 1991, is famous for binocular structures


This took place after he returned to Los Angeles in 1962


At times his style appears crude, but it is consistent with the California funk art movement of the 1960s and early 1970s

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