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A low-key Facebook building? In Gehry's hands, Zuckerberg has it both ways
A low-key Facebook building? In Gehry's hands, Zuckerberg has it both ways

There are a couple of ways to explain how Frank Gehry came to design a very large but surprisingly plain-spoken building for Facebook in Silicon Valley. The first is that the 86-year-old Gehry and Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's 31-year-old founder, bonded over a shared appreciation of informal, unpretentious design: The tech magnate whose hooded sweatshirts have become a personal brand found common ground with the architect who won early recognition for making furniture out of cardboard. After visiting Gehry's warehouse-like offices on Beatrice Street on the Westside of Los Angeles, Zuckerberg told the architect he wanted essentially the same thing, if at a far bigger scale, for...

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