Gehry replaces Koolhaas to design Andhra Pradesh the capital of Amaravati

Gehry replaces koolhaas to design andhra pradesh the capital of amaravati
The capital has been planned on sustainable development principles, with extensive, open green spaces, to add value to the urban ecosystem.

Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has declined to participate in the competition to design the new Andhra Pradesh capital of Amaravati, following which the state government has contacted US-based architect Frank Gehry to come on board.

Gehry, along with British architect Norman Foster and Italian-British architect Richard Rogers, will now be the contenders to build the Amaravati capital complex, which will include Raj Bhavan. CM secretariat and high court besides guests houses and infrastructure.

Gehry’s famous designs include the titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles; while Foster’s Reichstag restoration in Berlin and Gherkin building in London are iconic. Rogers changed the way museums were perceived with the Pompidou Centre in Paris. […]

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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