Architect Frank Gehry talks about failure and how the economic recession forced city planners to abandon his original design for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Frank Gehry is an architect and founder of Gehry Partners, LLP. Gehry has built an architectural career that has spanned five decades and produced public and private buildings in America, Europe, and Asia.
Gehry's work has earned him several of the most significant awards in architecture, including the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture, the Pritzker Prize, the Wolf Prize in Art, the Praemium Imperiale Award, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award, the National Medal of Arts, the Friedrich Kiesler Prize, the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal, and the Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medal.
Notable projects include: the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain; the DZ Bank Building in Berlin; Nationale-Nederlanden Building in Prague; and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and BP Bridge in Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois.