Frank Gehry crowns Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul with glass sails
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Frank Gehry crowns Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul with glass sails

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Frank Gehry has perched a stack of sweeping glass sails atop a cube of white stone for Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul, with interiors by architect Peter Marino . The roof is a reference to the curved roofs found in traditional Korean architecture, and a nod to the billowing forms of Gehry’s Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris . Designed to “give an impression of flight”, these louvred glass panels help to filter light throughout the building. The roof forms zigzags up the Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul , creating a series of private terraces above. “What struck me when I first […]

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