Wise Words from a Legendary Architect

Architect Frank O. Gehry is no stranger to innovation. His non-conformist approach to architecture has reshaped our urban horizons, providing new perspective to the understanding of structures as not merely systems within which we seek protection, but rather, also as self-contained works of art.

But to attain this legendary status within the architectural sphere of human civilisation, Gehry has had to confront significant resistance to his bold proposals of new ideas. In this short video, he proffers two simple words that sum-up what the brave spirit of modern innovation should harbour when setting out to change the world:

Be yourself.

 

To get an idea of how bold Mr Gehry is in his work, here is the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, designed by Gehry Partners, LLP.

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