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The Getty Center, Los Angeles
Richard Meier and Partners
Robert Irwin, central garden - Emmet L. Wemple and Associates and the Olin Partnership, landscaping - Thierry W. Despont, interior gallery design -
Photographs from Friday, August 26, 2005

Page One: September 11, 2005 - Introduction and Reference Material

Page Two: Vistas with Geometry

Page Three: Geometric Forms and Architectural Detail

Page Four: Basic Right Angles

Page Five: Public Spaces

Page Seven: Stairs and Walls 

 

The waterfall into the sunken garden, also geometric –

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

The maze no one can walk in the pond at the foot of the fountain –

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

The world's worst idea – flowering trees made from the iron reinforcing bar usually used in cast concrete –

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

Grass tortured for the view - 

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

Where the stream to the fountain starts, a hole in the plaza above to this grotto -

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

The Getty Center, Friday, August 26, 2005

 
 
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