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Deconstructive Architecture By: Jordan Gregoire

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  • 1. Deconstructive Architecture By: Jordan Gregoire
  • 2. About Deconstructive Architecture
    • Started in the 1980s and is still going on today.
    • Deconstructivism, or Deconstruction, is an approach to building design that attempts to view architecture in bits and pieces.
    • Deconstructivist buildings may seem to have no visual logic.
    • The ideas were borrowed from the French philosopher, Jacques Derrida.
    • The buildings may appear to be made up of abstract forms.
  • 3. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
    • Made by Frank Gehry in 2005 in Bilbao, Spain.
    • It is very curvy, has a spider sculpture outside of it, a lot of shapes put together, no windows.
  • 4. The Frederick R. Weisman art Museum
    • Made in 1993 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by Frank Gehry.
    • Curvy frame, round shapes and very angular.
  • 5. Gehry House
    • Frank Gehry made this house at Santa Monica, California in 1978.
    • It has a light wood frame and is an unnatural shape for a house.
    • Made up of lots of shapes that are different sizes.
  • 6. The Food Theater Caf
    • It was made by Daniel Libeskind in London, England in 2001.
    • It has a pointy aluminum metal frame and a metal cladding.
  • 7. Imperial War Museum
    • Made in London by Sir Robert Crawford in 1917
    • Angular and metal frame.
  • 8. Wexner Center
    • Made in 1989 in Columbus, Ohio by Peter Eisenman.
    • Large, castle like brick towers.
  • 9. Royal Ontario Museum
    • Made in 1912 by William Thorsell in Ontario, Canada.
    • Triangular frame like a drill and made of metal.
  • 10. DG Bank Building
    • Made in Berlin by Hans Schober in 2000.
    • Different shapes and sizes and wavy.
  • 11. Dancing House
    • Made in 1996 by Vlado Milunic in Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Wavy Frame and shaped like a wavy cylinder.
  • 12. Stata Center
    • Made by Frank Gehry in 2004 in Cambridge, MA.
    • It has a pointy frame with square and triangle shapes.
  • 13. THANK YOU!
  • 14. References