Architect Frank Gehry describes his 'love story' of lost projects to Dr. John Mazziotta, head of the Department of Neurology at UCLA.
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.
Dr. John Mazziotta is Chair of the Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of the UCLA Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. After receiving his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Columbia University in 1972, he obtained an M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroanatomy and Computer Science from Georgetown University in 1977. Following an internship at Georgetown, he completed Neurology and Nuclear Medicine training at UCLA and joined the faculty here in 1983.