Tuesday, May 29, 2007


« Frank Gehry’s buildings seem to be from another planet

What’s the most difficult and stressful task that a human being can perform? Brain surgery on the President of the United States maybe, or reentering the Earth’s atmosphere in a malfunctioning Space Shuttle?
Or perhaps it would it be the task of designing a Frank Gehry building: a several-hundred-million-dollar landmark that appears to be engaged in an inadvisable late-night dare with gravity; a building that, when you get down to it, has no real business being a building at all. Something like the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, which resembles a giant extraterrestrial insect perched for a while on the bank of the Nervion River, ready to flutter back into deep space at any moment.(...) » in
TIMESONLINE, em 29 de Maio de 2007


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