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Bruce Lindsey, Digital Gehry
Frank O. Gehry, born in 1929, founded his own
architectural firm in Los Angeles in 1962, and since the building of the
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, he is undoubtedly among the ranks of internationalarchitecture
superstars. His buildings are complex constructions, with curves and distortions,
skilful plastic shapes which never cease to surprise with their breath-taking
To create these daring designs, Gehry makes extensive use of the latest electronic tools, physical models are transformed into digital models using software and hardware which has been adapted from the space industry and medical research. This book provides a colourful insight into Gehry’s design methods and the creative process behind his fantastic buildings.
Bruce Lindsey studied at the Yale School of Architecture;
he is now Associate Head at the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon
University in Pittsburgh (USA).
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