Many architects will be well aware of the famous works by Mr. Gehry, who, despite turning 90 earlier this year, still works at his Los Angeles office six days a week. A visitor describes it as ''almost unreal,'' another one as a life-transforming experience. In 1947, he moved to Los Angeles and studied different courses at Los Angeles City College. Some of his more famous designs include: The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain ; The Vitra furniture factory in Basel, Switzerland As a child, he often tried to build imaginary cities and homes from items kept in his grandmother’s hardware store. Gehry is associated with the famous Los Angeles School or the Santa Monica School of architecture that gathers architects usually linked with the Postmodern one. Of these, the Gehry Residence in Santa Monica was the most influential owing to its unique concept and daring style. He has designed various buildings, the architectural software and other designs such as jewelry and furniture. One of the most famous was Frank Lloyd Wright and now there is Frank Gehry, who like him, has always marched to his own drum. Early on, the building’s creator, Frank Gehry, thought of naming it “Fred and Ginger” as a tribute to the famous dancers, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In conversation with Will Hearst. The project cost $274 million to complete and is one Gehry’s best-received works. Gehry is worldwide famous for his sculptural and rather bold work. Gehry is the 1989 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate. In this period, the Canadian starchitect worked at Andre Remondet’s studio, studying the works of Le Corbusier and Neumann; he was fascinated by the churches of the French Romantic era. Gehry's admiration of Louis Kahn's work influenced his 1965 box-like design of the Danziger House, a studio/residence for designer Lou Danziger. Gehry is Design Principal for the firm of Gehry Partners. But of course the people of Prague use both names indiscriminately when referring to the building. The original structure is the conventional two-storey bungalow with framing. Early in his career, Frank Gehry designed houses inspired by modern architects such as Richard Neutra and Frank Lloyd Wright. Frank Gehry has made a tremendous contribution in various architectural designs in the world. Many of Frank Gehry’s early works reflect a refined manipulation of shapes and structures, whereby many of his buildings present distorted shapes or apparent structures. Which European Guggenheim did Gehry design? Encouraged by his grandmother, he would build little cities out of scraps of wood from her husband's hardware store. Frank Gehry can, therefore, be considered as the greatest architecture of the times and a role model for the future designs. Frank Gehry's Design Philosophy. GEHRY HOUSE (GEHRY'S PRIVATE HOME) Frank and Berta Gehry bought a pink bungalow that was originally built in 1920. The museum was visited by almost 4 million tourists in its first 3 years, causing an increase in the economy of Bilbao. Quotations by Frank Gehry, American Architect, Born February 28, 1929. Architect of Walt Disney Concert Hall, Frank Owen Gehry was born in Canada on February 28, 1929. Frank Gehry’s European period and his first works: from the 1960s to the 1980s Frank Gehry moved to Paris in 1961 and spent a year there. Presents his project for the Le Clos Jordan Winery in Ontario. For some, it's not possible to describe the emotion of the space. Source: “Bilbao.” Guggenheim. Presents the Venice Gateway project for the Marco Polo Airport in Venice. A trailblazer in contemporary architecture, Frank Gehry rose to fame for buildings such as the Guggenheim Museum, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Prague’s Dancing House. His most famous building, however, is arguably the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Bilbao, Spain. Frank Gehry's recognizable designs are often cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture. That name was rejected in favour of Dancing House. The Loyola campus marked a turning point in Gehry’s career and saw him progressively shift the focus of his work. Born on February 28, 1929, in Toronto, Canada he is best known for his postmodern designs including the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao Spain.