Completed in 1984 by renowned Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, the Norton House is known for its eccentric form and eclectic materiality, much like Frank Gehry’s house in Santa Monica. It…Continue reading
Frank Gehry is a Canadian-American architect who is widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential architects of the 20th and 21st centuries. Born in Toronto in 1929, he has designed numerous iconic buildings and structures around the world, using unconventional materials and forms to create a unique and dynamic architectural style. Gehry’s work is characterized by its sculptural quality, its use of curves and irregular shapes, and its exploration of the interplay between light, space, and material. Some of his most famous works include the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris.
In 1969, Ladd & Kelsey designed the award-winning, thought-provoking – and controversial – Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena to house the institution’s large and prestigious contemporary art collection. At the…Continue reading
Frank Gehry, the renowned architect, built his first Santa Monica House in 1978 after thoroughly evaluating a gambrel-roofed Dutch Colonial bungalow. Prior to acquiring the property, Gehry made a comprehensive…Continue reading