The celebrated Canadian-American architect has designed some of the most spectacular buildings and structures of our age. From the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to the MIT Ray and Maria Stata Center and the Dancing House in Prague, to mention only a few, Gehry’s works leave no one indifferent.
Blobitecture, an architectural movement that emerged in the 1990s uses a unique approach to architectural design. This approach led to construction of some of the most amazing buildings and structures such as the Selfridges Building in Birmingham, the Sage Gateshead and the Kunsthaus Graz.
The French architect mostly works on construction and planning airports but he has also designed many architectural masterpieces which are considered to be among the most impressive works of contemporary architecture. Amongst other, he also designed the spectacular National Grand Theatre of China and the Osaka Maritime Museum.
Novelty architecture attracts a lot of attention with its unusual shapes and forms. As a result, many novelty architecture buildings and structures also serve as advertising. Some of the finest examples of this type of contemporary architecture include the basket-shaped Longaberger Company headquarters in Ohio, Elephant Building in Bangkok, Teapot Some Service Station in Zillah (Washington), the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in St. Louis and the Peachoid water tower in South Carolina.
The Spanish architect has been involved in many architectural projects worldwide, many of which came to be regarded as works of art. He also pioneered a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge and designed the magnificent Auditorio de Tenerife which is widely considered one of the finest works of late-modern Spanish architecture.