Architecture Frank Gehry Frank Gehry Is an Architect who designs buildings. Biography Frank Gehry was born in 1929 in Toronto, Canada to a Jewish family. When he was 17 he moved to California where he went to college. He even went back to school to study Design at Harvard University.
Is an Architect who designs buildings.
He became famous in the 1970s for creating his style of furniture
Now he’s famous for his architecture.
People say his architecture look more like sculptures than buildings
He’s so famous that he was even in “The Simpson's” and “Arthur”, where he played himself.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Most times, the architect or another artist adds details to make a full drawing to show what it would look like within the environment
Some Architects use computer programs to make realistic images to see the finished product
After the architect sketches the ideas and draw the architectural design, they make a model.
Finally, they start building
It’s the art of designing buildings and the space around it.
It can be houses, schools, museums, shopping malls, pyramids, and even castles
Can you guess what this famous architecture was for?
What kind of lines do you see here?
The Guggenheim Museum in Balboa, Spain
Shape is a closed 2D area
Form is a 3D closed area.
Check out these shapes
Space is the area around
Architecture drawings use:
Emphasis is the strongest area of the composition where all the attention goes
Compare this architecture by I.M. Pei with Frank Gehry’s.
Unity is when a composition feels whole and belongs together.