Frank Gehry

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Is Frank Gehry’s new building in Sydney architecture’s answer to Kim Kardashian’s burnished bottom? You be the judge.

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The official opening this week of the new Frank Gehry designed building in Sydney hasIMG_6595 sparked the kind of outspoken commentary we’ve come to expect. Probably the best came from experienced architecture critic Elizabeth Farrelly, writing in one of Sydney’s two morning papers, who dubbed it “ the Kim Kardashian of contemporary architecture: all curves, no content.” It’s an amusing comparison that makes for great illustrations and headlines. Others have called it “bad Gaudi”, others again a “squashed paper bag” which clearly sat quite comfortably with Governor General Peter Cosgrove who referred to it as “the most beautiful squashed paper bag” at the

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