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Message - Gehry's museum in Bilbao is an expensive foible

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Posted by  John Henry on July 20, 2003 at 14:39:12:

In Reply to:  Gehry's museum in Bilbao, Spain posted by Michelle on May 16, 2003 at 06:31:22:

While Gehry may look like he is doing something new, it is simply the same technique used in building the Statue of Liberty: create a free form object and then support it by a hidden structural steel armature. This is not architecture, it is sculpture on a vast scale that cost 5 times more than 'conventionally built' work.
JH

 
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