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Frank Gehry, Doodling

Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is designed to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world, providing both visual and aural intimacy for an unparalleled musical experience.

From the stainless steel curves of its striking exterior to the state-of-the-art acoustics of the hardwood-paneled main auditorium, the 3.6-acre complex embodies the unique energy and creative spirit of the city of Los Angeles and its orchestra.

Doodling is a practice some artists employ to sort of “warm-up” before beginning an art product with defined objectives and problems. It is also done commonly as a sort of mindless activity during a boring lecture or phone call (especially if you are a fidgety person). In practice, you can take whatever medium and start drawing continuous lines into amorphous shapes (that is usually what happens/is called doodling). Frank Gehry began his architecture blueprint of the Walt Disney Concert Hall with this aimless tactic, eventually constructing it into the “state-of-the-art acoustics” and creating this illusionary aesthetic.

In The Simpson’s Episode 14, “Seven-Beer-Snitch” of Season 16, Frank Gehry is referenced and guest-starred to repeat the same kind of creative process by beginning a great idea with something essentially useless, a crumpled piece of paper that Lisa throws in the trash.

A brief history of the Walt Disney Concert Hall

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favorite stuff:

"Simultaneous improvement of complementary goods."

"Horizontal chain of command for value creation."

"It is like they have cut all the fat out of business and turned everything into a numbers game, but fat is what gives meat its taste. The leanest cuts of meat don’t taste very good. You want it marbled with at least a little fat. The flattening process relentlessly trims the fat out of business and life, but, as Ken noted, fat is what gives life taste and texture. Fat is also what keeps us warm."

"Things that look like wants today are needs tomorrow."

"Untouchables: Madonna, Tiger Woods, Beyonce"

"Vanilla task with chocolate sauce."

"Information is often confused as wisdom."

"CQ + PQ > IQ (Curiosity Quotient + Passion Quotient > Intelligence Quotient)"

"High concept/touch"

"When you hear your parents or college grad speaker telling you to "do what you love," they are not giving you some syrupy pabulum. They are giving you a survival strategy." 

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