Frank Gehry established his practice in Los Angeles, California in 1962. His works are cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture, even Vanity Fair has label him as “the most important architect of our age”.
Gehry’s earliest commissions were all in Southern California, where he designed a number of relatively small-scale yet among his rich portfolio, Gehry’s most notable design may be the renovation of his own Santa Monica residence. Originally built in 1920 and purchased by Gehry in 1977, the iconic metallic extension wrapped around the original building is quite famous on the Los Angeles Real Estate world. He still resides there today.
In the early 1980s, the same year Gehry received the prestigious Pritzker Prize, Borman commissioned Gehry to design his Malibu dream home. An Architectural lover’s dream, this dramatic Frank Gehry beachfront masterpiece sits on just over one acre with an unprecedented 160′ foot of beachfront
The Borman Residence is one of Malibu’s largest beach houses. Full sized lighted tennis court and lap pool, over 11,000 square feet. Fabulous outdoor space where you can entertain your friends in the spa, fireplace, and adjoining separate kitchen. The six-bedroom home has plenty of bathrooms, 10 in total.
The seaside residence took five years to build and was completed in 1990, despite construction and coastal permit delays. He built the house as a place where his family and friends could gather and enjoy living on the ocean.
If you are an architecture connoisseur and are looking for your very own Malibu Beach residence, be advise that this property is for sale.
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