Frank Gehry: The Guggenheim Museum In Bilbao

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Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neo classical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and contemporary art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry,
Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture is not only affected by the culture, but also by the economy of the country.

Frank Gehry is one of the handful modern architects that are worldwide known by his inventive and pioneering work. The American Canadian architect was born Frank Owen Goldberg in Toronto,
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Because of the mathematical complexity of his outline, he chose to work with an advanced programming which is considered for the aerospace industry, CATIA, t make an interpretation of his idea to the structure and to help development. r than reproducing the models on the PC by hand, the group arranged the model with a digitizing wand. Once foreign made into CATIA, this information was determined into parametric surfaces that Gehry 's creators could digitally control to advance for design and constructability. He explained his design with a variety of volumes, and presented more details in his model. With a help of technician the computer program was used to solve the constructional problem, in which it recorded 56,000 point on the model surface. A system of metal girders served the rounded skeleton; card box and other element figure appear. Each girder is distinctive, made by the identification given by the PC …show more content…
Frank Gehry placed shops, cafeteria and the auditorium in one side of the museum, on the other side 20 galleries were put on three floors, while the offices were sit in the back of the museum. The architect used natural and artificial light; artificial light was used in walls in the upper galleries, while rooftop openings appear to nature the museum galleries. Light was shown as the power of creativity in the building. The Guggenheim Museum lies beneath the city. In front of the entrance area an empty space give the visitors an impression of simplicity. The atrium is sort of hybrid, neither outside nor inside the building, it is open to the city and the river with glass walls. The design structure of the atrium is the first on display. However, the space is tightened bound with contrast and confront. The atrium connects Galleries in the 1st floor, though corridors connect the 2 upper floors. Everyone can make a journey through the walkways enjoying the art or a look through the

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