LISA CORSON In 2009, Frank Gehry was commissioned by the non-profit group River LA to develop a plan for restoring the river. Frank Gehry Grand Avenue project The Grand gets a little closer with today's official ground-breaking. Take a look at some advance images of the building. The Frank Gehry-designed Eisenhower Memorial broke ground in Washington DC back in 2017 following a tumultuous years-long approval process. Having designed awe-inspiring structures since the early 1960s, his whimsical concepts and realized projects have earned him dozens of awards and honorary doctorates. The man who comes in our mind as we speak of Deconstructivism, Bilbao Effect, Walt Disney Concert Hall, is the Canadian architect, Frank Gehry. image courtesy of architects. George White Location Photography/Getty Images. Philadelphia Museum of Art Building by Frank Gehry. In the shadow of the iconic Space Needle, Frank Gehry's homage to rock-and-roll music is part of the Seattle Center, site of the 1962 World's Fair. Frank Gehry is a Canadian-American architect known for postmodern designs, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. A newly-published draft environmental study offers more information on plans for a Frank Gehry-designed mixed-use development in Downtown Santa Monica.. The one-story building, completed in 1960, was designed Frank Gehry’s delayed Grand Avenue Project to finally get underway in 2018. The project has presented endless challenges and turned Gehry and his team into “river nerds.” A WINDING COURSE. Frank Gehry has undoubtedly made a name for himself in the architectural world. A proposal to construct a Frank Gehry-designed mixed-use development on Sunset Boulevard has cleared yet another legal hurdle.Yesterday, the California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal filed by the Los Angeles Conservancy aimed at preventing the demolition of the Lytton Savings building at 8150 Sunset Boulevard. He completed his high-profile Pierre Boulez Saal concert hall in Berlin last spring, and has a string of fresh projects underway – and rumours are rife that he’s designing a skyscraper for New York’s Hudson Yards and a London HQ for Facebook. Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle, Washington. Frank Gehry might be celebrating his 89th birthday but the Canadian-born starchitect shows no signs of slowing down.