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Frank Gehry Bálintnak Projects 8 Created 06-Apr-16 By Adam Nagy, Budapest, Hungary Fish Barcelona, Spain landmark, sculpture 2 Nationale Nederlanden Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 3 MARTa Herford Herford, Germany

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Frank Gehry Bálintnak Projects 8 Created 06-Apr-16 By Adam Nagy, Budapest, Hungary Fish Barcelona, Spain landmark, sculpture 2 Nationale Nederlanden Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 3 MARTa Herford Herford, Germany museum 6 Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories 7 Iowa City, United States laboratorium, university 4 Bilbao, Spain landmark, library, museum, tourism Vitra Design Museum Weil am Rhein, Germany Prague, Czech Republic office, restaurant Pariser Platz 3 8 Berlin, Germany commercial space, housing, mixed-use development 5 Gehry Tower 9 Hannover, Germany commercial space, office 1 photo: Merijn Neeleman Fish Carrer de Ramon Trias Fargas Barcelona Spain One of the first public projects of Gehry is the Barcelona Fish a huge fish sculpture placed on Barcelona s waterfront for the 1992 Olympics The monumental fish sculpture functions as a landmark in the Olympic Village, anchoring a retail complex designed by within a larger hotel development by Skidmore, Owing & Merill This fish sculpture was also a landmark in the history of Frank O Gehry & Associates, inaugurating the firm's use of computer-aided design and manufacturing The project's financial and scheduling constraints prompted James M Glymph, a partner in the firm, to search for a computer program that would facilitate the design and construction process, leading to the adoption of CATIA (computer aided three-dimensional interactive application) The sculpture was modeled entirely in 3D and delivered directly to the fabricators as a 3D model The fish is a frequently recurring motif in Gehry's work, serving as inspiration and mascot photo: Wojtek Gurak 1992 City of Barcelona / 1992 Olympics MI_MOA The fish is viewed from the public street, so its open 24/7 Metro: Barceloneta, Ciutadella/Villa Olimpica 2 photo: Nazar Leskiw photo: ING Real Estate Nationale Nederlanden Rašínovo Nábreží Prague Czech Republic The body language of the two towers nicknamed it dancing building and Fred and Ginger Prominently located along the River Vltava in a historic district, it is one of Pragues most controversial buildings The site was originally occupied by a Neo-renaissance house from the end of the 19th century, destroyed during bombing in 1945, its remains finally removed in 1960 The neighboring house (with a small globe on the roof) was co-owned by Czech ex-president Vaclav Havel, who lived there from his childhood until the mid-1990s He ordered Vlado Milunic to make the first architectural study Afterwards the Dutch bank ING agreed to build a house there, and asked Milunic to invite a world-renowned architect Milunic first asked Jean Nouvel, he rejected the invitation because of the small size of the site (491 square meters); he then asked Frank Gehry, and he accepted the challenge Gehry had an almost unlimited budget, because ING wanted to create an icon in Prague photo: Naomi Schiphorst Project is not public! Floor area/size m² Main designer, Vlado Milunic ING Real Estate MI_MOA You can not visit the office, however, you can visit the restaurant La Perle de Prague, located on 7th floor, with a nice view of the river and Prague Castle panorama Restaurant is open daily except Sundays and Mondays morning from 12 noon to 2 pm and from 700 to 1030 pm The restaurant's website is wwwlaperlecz The house is located on the corner of the embankment Rasinovo nabrezi and the street Resslova, within walking distance from the underground station Karlovo namesti 3 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Abandoibarra Etorbidea Bilbao Spain The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is one of the most important ingredients in the plan to redevelop the city of Bilbao The plan, involving a number of major projects conceived by some of the world's most prestigious architects, includes the work now in progress to increase operational capacity at the city's port, the revamping of the city's airport, a new Conference and Performing Arts Center, the construction of a metropolitan railway and a new footbridge crossing the river at Uribitarte The unique Museum is built on a 32,500 square meter site in the center of Bilbao On one side it runs down to the waterside of the Nervión River, 16 meters below the level of the rest of the city of Bilbao One end is pierced through by the huge Puente de La Salve, one of the main access routes into the city The building itself is an extraordinary combination of interconnecting shapes Orthogonal blocks in limestone contrast with curved and bent forms covered in titanium Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation krukkic photo: João Morgado Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am-8 pm Monday: closed Metro: Moyua station Streetcar: Guggenheim stop Bus (Bilbobus): Lines 1, 10, 13, 18, stopping at the Fine Arts Museum Square Lines 13, 27, 38, 46 & 48, stopping at Alameda de Recalde no 11 & 12 Lines 11, 71 stopping at La Salve Square Rail: RENFE: Bilbao-Abando station ET/FV: Atxuri station FEVE: Santander station Airport: Bilbao's airport is just 15 km from the city center 4 photo: Thomas Mayer - MARTa Herford photo: Eupr-Luftbild & Pressefoto MARTa Herford MARTa Herford Goebenstraße Herford Germany On an 8,000 square metre site near Herford's Main Station, between Goebenstraße and the curve of the river Aa, American star architect Frank Gehry designed the MARTa Herford The complex, which has a wavy steel roof, is built with bricks that are typical of the region It has four different building components: a Museum, a Forum, a Centre and a Café, all of which are expressions of the architect's particular sculptural idiom The Museum consists of a 22-metre-high dome and five smaller galleries which are flooded with light from the lofty skylights All these galleries will have one floor only, so that visitors will have an unimpeded view not only the artworks, but also of the sky A total of 2,500 square metres exhibition space is available both for alternating exhibitions and for the collection photo: Anton Sievert 2005 MKK ggmbh MI_MOA Open Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays, 11am 6pm (closed on Mondays) Open until 9pm on every first Wednesday of the month Train: Herford is served by the Cologne Bielefeld Hanover Berlin line Take the train to Herford Station Head off to the left from the square in front of the station Goebenstrasse is about three minutes walk away Car: From the A2 Hanover Dortmund: Turn off onto the B239 (Herford - Bad Salzuflen) Head for Herford town centre on the B239/61 Follow the B239/61 for about 6km/4 miles At the sixth set of traffic lights, turn right into Goebenstrasse 5 photo: Wojtek Gurak Vitra Design Museum Charles-Eames-Straße 1 D Weil am Rhein Germany The inception of the Vitra Design Museum dates back to the early 1980s With the aim of documenting the history of the Vitra company, Vitra CEO Rolf Fehlbaum began collecting the furniture of designers who had influenced the company's development, such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Alvar Aalto, and Jean Prouvé The design museum houses temporary exhibitions on themes of furniture design, and Gehry's building makes a suitable host for them - in keeping with the theme, but - once inside supporting, not competing with, the exhibitions As well as Frank Gehry, Alvaro Siza, Nicholas Grimshaw, Tadao Ando and Zaha Hadid are all represented with separate buildings on the grounds of Vitra, in a cross between an industrial plant and a model village Vitra Design Museum boeboe Monday through Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm Closed: December 24-25, December 31, January 1 The museum shop and the cafè have the same opening hours as the museum Guided tours are daily, at 12 pm and 2 pm, lasting two hours From February 23, 2008 daily at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm The number of participants is limited There is no advance registration for public tours Contact: A Gastel, or call 0049 (0) Public transportation (ÖPNV): From Basel (Badischer Bahnhof) take bus number 55, from the train station in Weil am Rhein it is about a 15-minute walk to the museum By car: The Vitra Design Museum can be reached from Freiburg (north) or Basel (south) via the Autobahn A5 (exit Weil am Rhein), from France/St Louis take the boarder crossing Palmrain From Lörrach/Riehen turn west at the marked junction Weil am Rhein just north of the Fondation Beyeler A big car park free of charge exists 6 photo: Parker Anderson photo: Parker Anderson Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories N Madison St 230 Iowa City Iowa United States The University of Iowa's Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) represents one of Gehry's earlier experiments with stainless steel cladding, giving a glimpse of his future masterpieces in Bilbao and Los Angeles It is a multi-disciplinary building that occupies a site adjacent to the Iowa River and within a short walking distance of Steven Holl's School of Art and Art History building photo: Parker Anderson Public access unknown! Floor area/size m² rtaube From Downtown Iowa City, take Burlington St west Just before crossing the river, turn right onto N Madison St The building (150 Art Building West) will appear shortly on your left 7 photo: Marco De Trizio photo: Marco De Trizio Pariser Platz 3 Pariser Platz Berlin Germany Pariser Platz 3 in Berlin is a mixed-use building comprised of the Berlin Headquarters of the DG Bank and a residential component with 39 apartments The commercial component of the building is oriented towards Pariser Platz and the Brandenburg Gate Its inner courtyard is covered by a conical glass structure The residential component is oriented towards the Behrenstrasse 2001 Marco_De_Trizio photo: Marco De Trizio The interior hall of the DG Bank is open to the public 8 photo: Piotr Krajewski photo: Piotr Krajewski Gehry Tower Goethestraße 13a Hannover Germany Gehry Tower is a nine-storey building designed by architect Frank Gehry; it is located at the Steintor, Goethestraße 13a, in Hannover, Germany The building was commissioned by the city-owned Hanover Transport Service, for whom Gehry also designed a bus stop in the city Constructed of stainless steel, the tower is memorable for the noticeable twist in its outer façade on a ferroconcrete core, making optimal use of the relatively small piece of ground on which it is located Like many of Gehry's buildings, the tower was created with the most modern technology available at the time Gehry's office first created a 1:100 model, which was then scanned and imported into CAD software to be able to compute the dimensions for the individual parts, all of which vary in size and shape (text from Wikipedia) photo: Piotr Krajewski Public access unknown! 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