Frank Gehry

A work of art for Hong Kong's skyline

Frank Gehry never settles for a straight line or a flat surface.

Saturday, 10 September, 2011, 12:00am

Gehry's latest comes with a twist

An insight into how acclaimed architect Frank Gehry came up with the twisting design for his first residential building in Asia is given in an exhibition that opens today.

Models and sketches made by Gehry during the creative process for the project at 53 Stubbs Road are on display in Taikoo Place, Island East, until October 27.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

The Editor's Note

Does form follow function? Or is function a slave to form? The architects and designers of the past 100 years have laid down battle lines over these questions and their war of words rumbles on.

5 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Something fishy

World-renowned architect Frank Gehry may be responsible for creating landmarks such as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, in the US, and the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, but he is not above designing something much smaller.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Modern Museums

Museum of Wood, Japan, by Tadao Ando, 1994

2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Full & Frank

It's easy to see why Sydney Pollack has come to admire the architect at the heart of Sketches of Frank Gehry, the first documentary in his 45- year career. After all, both men bemoan the difficulties of self-expression 'within disciplines that make stringent commercial demands', as Pollack puts it.

12 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Six of the best

For his new line for jeweller Tiffany & Co, architect Frank Gehry has created six collections using unique shapes and structural details in materials such as black gold, pernambuco wood and cocholong stone. The Torque collection comprises angular rings and bangles, while the Fish pendants are organic, modern shapes that resemble an elongated version of Elsa Peretti's Bean pendant.

3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Aluminium chairs

Aluminium chairs tie into everything that's current in interiors. They convey a nostalgic sensibility while being resoundingly modern. They're also environmentally friendly and built to last - buy one and chances are it will still be in the family three generations hence.

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Lim Hong Lian

Who? Founder and senior partner of Lim, Teo and Wilkes Design Works, Lim was born in Singapore, but educated in London. He started his career in Britain designing for the hospitality industry before returning to Asia in 1979 to take up a position with the Hong Kong branch of Dale Keller and Associates.

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The Edifice Complex

The Edifice Complex

by Deyan Sudjic

Penguin, $363

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Cultural monument for Tamar

Great cities usually have great cultural monuments, and Hong Kong has none.

When we think of Sydney, its harbourside opera house comes immediately to mind. It is a major landmark and tourist attraction.

30 Nov 2003 - 12:00am


IF ART IMITATES life, then architecture certainly reflects it. At a time when economic bubbles have burst and the threat of war looms, there can't be a better insight into the global mood than the 8th Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibition.

21 Sep 2002 - 12:00am