Giri, Frank (Gehry Frank)( American architect.)
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Biography Giri, Frank (Gehry Frank)
Born in Toronto (Canada) February 28, 1929. At age 17 his family moved to Los Angeles where he studied architecture at the University of Southern California. His first independent work - Steves house in Brentwood (California, 1954-1959). Although it significantly influence F. Wright, already noticeable Giri desire to abandon the direct Citation historical prototypes and their creative, free interpretation of. In 1962 he opened his own company in Los Angeles. During this period, Geary created the architectural composition of the major cubist forms (studio and residence Danziger in Hollywood).
When making the exposition of the Museum of Art in Los Angeles, Giri first used plywood, corrugated iron and wooden struts, which will subsequently familiar elements of his work. These materials have been applied to them, particularly in rebuilding the house, which he bought in Santa Monica in 1978. Sharp contrast, . arisen, . artist intended, . between the original building in colonial style and deliberately rude, . irregular, . angular porches of metal frame and mesh volernoy, . demonstrates the concept of originality and wit Wizard,
. For Los Angeles Geary designed building Faculty of Law, University of Ignatius Loyola, . California Aerospace Museum, make a temporary exhibition of the Museum of Modern Art, he also owns a project of the American Center in Paris, . Open in 1994 and became a sort of showcase of American culture,
. Among the works Giri mid-1990's - the ice rink in Anaheim (pc. Calif.), conceived as a social center and a training base at the same time a hockey team 'Mighty Ducks'.