Photo of the Day: Wednesday April 14 2010

“Frank Gehry’s Schnabel house was designed so that each room became a separate building. Here we see a corner of the living pavilion, to the left, and the library, to the right. I formalized the composition to create a play of elements, including the palm tree, which echoes the shape of the dome on the roof. I also waited until the light was just right to delineate and separate the forms in an attractive way.”

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“Frank Gehry’s Schnabel house was designed so that each room became a separate building. Here we see a corner of the living pavilion, to the left, and the library, to the right. I formalized the composition to create a play of elements, including the palm tree, which echoes the shape of the dome on the roof. I also waited until the light was just right to delineate and separate the forms in an attractive way.”Tim Street-Porter
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