2Is an Architect who designs buildings. Frank GehryIs an Architect who designs buildings.
3BiographyFrank Gehry was born in 1929 in Toronto, Canada to a Jewish family.When he was 17 he moved to California where he went to college. He even went back to school to study Design at Harvard University.
4He became famous in the 1970s for creating his style of furniture Frank GehryHe became famous in the 1970s for creating his style of furniture
5Frank Gehry Now he’s famous for his architecture. People say his architecture look more like sculptures than buildings
6Frank GehryHe’s so famous that he was even in “The Simpson's” and “Arthur”, where he played himself.
7Frank Gehry When he gets an idea, he sketches it Can you guess what this will look like?
8Walt Disney Concert Hall Ta Da!Walt Disney Concert Hall
9Frank GehryHe does know how to draw; that was just a gesture thumbnail.This is more like what architectural designs look like
10Making a BuildingMost times, the architect or another artist adds details to make a full drawing to show what it would look like within the environment
11Making a BuildingSome Architects use computer programs to make realistic images to see the finished product
12Making a BuildingAfter the architect sketches the ideas and draw the architectural design, they make a model.
13Finally, they start building Making a BuildingFinally, they start building
14Wait! What is Architecture? It’s the art of designing buildings and the space around it.
15Kinds of ArchitectureIt can be houses, schools, museums, shopping malls, pyramids, and even castles
16Can you guess what this famous architecture was for? What in the World?Can you guess what this famous architecture was for?
17Elements of ArtArchitecture has:LineShapeFormSpace
18Architecture has Lines Line is a dot that moves from one point to another
19Architecture has Lines What kind of lines do you see here?The Guggenheim Museum in Balboa, Spain
20Architecture has Shapes Shape is a closed 2D area
28Architecture uses Unity Unity is when a composition feels whole and belongs together.
29Conclusion Architecture is a combination of science, math, and Art Frank Gehry is one of the most important architects in the worldHe used the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design to create is sculptural Architecture