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Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry, inventing the future
Frank Gehry, inventing the future

He's an architect, not a psychic, but Frank Gehry can see into the future in part because he's the one creating it. Fresh off the opening of his floating glass ship of a museum in Paris, the indefatigable Gehry is at work on the Grand Avenue project across from his signature Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A., an arts education program for California schoolchildren, cooperating on an authorized biography, and — well, just look at the floor of his vast West Los Angeles studio. There are enough models of projects to keep him adding to the world's architecture for years to come. Gehry hit 85 this year, spectacularly, with a birthday party in Bilbao, Spain, a city...