Glass And Titanium In The Guggenheim Bilbao Spain - Weston Westmoreland

A closer look at the convergence between glass and titanium panels in the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.

Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum....I'm not sure why I like it, but I really do.

Frank Gehry Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain) 18 October 1997 Contemporary, Post-Modern, Cubism Most Important Architect of Our Age

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cjwho: “ Guggenheim Bilbao by Kevin Louage The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation selected Frank Gehry as the architect, and its director, Thomas Krens, encouraged him to design something daring and.

Guggenheim, Bilbao.  FRANK GEHRY.  The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is the benchmark of Canada-born Frank Gehry's career. In 1997, this jaw-dropping structure transformed an unknown industrial Spanish town that had fallen on hard times into an internationally recognizable destination. The Guggenheim Bilbao's colossal, titanium-clad dimensions grace the Nervión's riverbank like an ocean liner from a futurist's sketchbook, reflecting the building's graceful contours in the muddy water below.

Bilbao's Guggenheim is as beautiful inside as it is out. The exterior of the museum is art in itself, made with titanium, glass and limestone. Inside, there is a vast amount of art to be seen by Spanish and international artists.

Guggenheim Museum. Bilbao. Vizcaya. País Vasco. Spain

The construction of this museum marked a huge turning point for architecture in Spain. This was built over a pier at the Port of Bilbao and aloowed the city to enter attracted international attention.