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25 Modern Architects Whose Work Will Leave You Speechless

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24. Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry, an American designer born in Toronto in 1929, is famous for his ability to create spaces that manipulate surfaces and forms. His most memorable works include Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Experience Music Project (now the Museum of Pop Culture) in Seattle, and the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, among other works. Even the private residences he designed have been turned into world famous tourist attractions. Gehry’s popularity began to soar in the 60s and 70s, when his furniture, made of corrugated cardboard, touched on the zeitgeist of the time. In the 90s he had sharpened his skills and gained an international reputation for designing apparently organic, undulating free-flowing buildings and structures. Unsurprisingly, he was labeled by Vanity Fair as “the most important architect of our time.”

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