Gehry House
© netropolitan.orgWhen Frank Gehry and his wife bought an existing house in Santa Monica, California, the neighbors did not have the slightest idea that the corner residence would soon be transformed into a symbol of deconstructivism. Gehry, however, knew something had to be done to the house before he moved in. His solution was a bold one in the 1970′s that involved the “balance of fragment and whole, raw and refined, new and old” and would strike up controversy.More on Gehry’s Residence after the break.Gehry actually did keep the existing house almost completely in tact, but not in a conventional manner. The Dutch…...

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