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10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

It’s rare for an architect to become a household name, but the ones who earn this distinction have their designs lauded for decades to come.

Frank Gehry is one of these visionaries who has planned and built awe-inspiring structures since the early 1960s. Known for his bold architectural features and unusual shapes, Gehry’s designs transcend the ordinary building and are truly monumental works of art.

Top 10 Most Famous Frank Gehry Buildings

Here are 10 of Gehry’s most famous structures, and they will give you an idea of why he was given the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1989—an award meant “to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture.”

1. WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, construction on this building started in 1998. It took five years for it to be completed, but it remains one of the premier cultural attractions in the city.

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

2. GEHRY HOUSE, SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

This is the house that put Gehry on the architectural map.

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

3. OLYMPIC FISH PAVILION, BARCELONA, SPAIN

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

4. WEISMAN ART MUSEUM, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

5. DANCING HOUSE, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

6. GUGGENHEIM BILBAO, SPAIN

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

7. MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

8. THE IAC BUILDING, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

9. RICHARD B. FISHER CENTER, ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry

10. PETER B. LEWIS BUILDING, CLEVELAND, OHIO

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry