The Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry You Should Know


Here are 10 of Gehry’s most famous structures, and they will give you an idea of why he was given the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1989—an award meant “to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture.”

What’s your absolute favourite? Be sure to vote on yours and add any images you have of Gehry’s buildings from around the world.

  1. 1 DANCING HOUSE, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC


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  2. 2 GUGGENHEIM BILBAO, SPAIN


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  3. 3 WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA


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  4. 4 MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON


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  5. 5 PETER B. LEWIS BUILDING, CLEVELAND, OHIO


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  6. 6 WEISMAN ART MUSEUM, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA


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  7. 7 FOUNDATION LOUIS VUITTON, FRANCE


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  8. 8 The architect, sporting a mustache in 1970, working on drawings for the Ron Davis House (1972), one of his most significant early works


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  9. 9 THE IAC BUILDING, NEW YORK, NEW YORK


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  10. 10 RICHARD B. FISHER CENTER, ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK


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  11. 11 OLYMPIC FISH PAVILION, BARCELONA, SPAIN


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  12. 12 NEW WORLD CENTER, MIAMI


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  13. 13 UTS building, Sydney Australia


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  14. 14 Frank Gehry - the 'paper bag building' - the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, Business School, UTS Sydney, Australia


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    Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is a business school building of the University of Technology Sydney in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and the first building in Australia designed by Canadian American architect Frank Gehry.


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