Originally Posted by StephenHero
You could do worse visually. Gehry was really discouraged with Paul Allen over that project. He got very little helpful feedback towards the design from what I read in an interview and basically alluded to the fact that he had no idea what to give Allen because Allen had no idea what was needed or what he wanted.
But what he got was THIS:
I mean, holy shit. If someone asked me to design something, and basically gave me no feedback or expectations, I'd consider that free reign to do something awesome. Not to take a giant technicolor crap in the middle of Seattle. I dunno.
The excuse was this " It's supposed to look like a smashed electric guitar. FAIL in both idea, and execution.