Gold Fish

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Gold Fish

  1. 1. ARCHITECTURE IN BARCELONA IES BARCELONA CONGRES Pablo Ortiz Figueroa
  2. 2. MY BUILDING IS THE GOLD FISH
  3. 3. BASIC INFORMATION Kind of building: sculpture Place: Olympic Port is nexto to hotel Arts and Torre Mapfre Designer: Frank Gehry Year: 1992 Material: copper
  4. 4. FRANK GEHRY Year: 1929 Place: Toronto – Canada 1954: Harvard University -> Urbanism 1961: travell to France -> study French architecure (like: Le Corbusier and others, and romanic churches).
  5. 5. MORE ABOUT FRANK GEHRY He thinks that architecture is an art . He works with volumes and materials on the facade . When he returned from France to Los Angeles, he worked alone , creating his style of architecture, getting recognition national and internationally.
  6. 6. FRANK GEHRY AND THE GOLD FISH History: Before, he studied the liberty of the fish body . In 1980 he did similar objects like Gold Fish. When Barcelona people charge to him an sulpture for the Olympics, he proposed a big structre of metal that with it reflections marks the begining of Olympic Port.
  7. 7. FRANK GEHRY AND THE GOLD FISH <ul><li>The project: </li></ul><ul><li>It was the first project that he used the computer to design him difficults structures curvinilears and asymmetrical forms that gave his a lot of fame. </li></ul><ul><li>The Gold Fish is a grid of metal wires intersecting. </li></ul><ul><li>Gehry descrive her works 'fish' because although the skin is, the inside doesn't change. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MORE BUILDINGS OF FRANK GEHRY Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain.
  9. 9. MORE BUILDINGS OF FRANK GEHRY <ul><li>Gehry Tower, Hanover, Germany. </li></ul>
  10. 10. MORE BUILDINGS OF FRANK GEHRY Dancing House, Praga, Czech Republic.
  11. 11. MORE BUILDINGS OF FRANK GEHRY Museum of art Weisman, Mediapolis, U.S.A.

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