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Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao, Spain

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Building: Guggenheim Museum
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Architect: Frank Gehry
Structural Engineer: SOM
MEP: Cosentini Associates
Construction: URSSA, S. Coop Ltd.
Completed 1997

AE Interests: complex geometry, steel structure, titanium metal panel facade. `
20th c. importance:  Example of solving non-linear complex architectural geometry, and creating a new digital 3D work-flow which is now common in 21st c. architecture.

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Written by Julian Park

August 28, 2009 at 1:28 pm

Posted in Built

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