Sculpting Harmony is a groundbreaking interactive exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the L.A.’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by one of the world’s most influential architects, Frank Gehry. Created by digital experience agency Resn and commissioned by Getty, the virtual exhibition showcases the remarkable architectural journey and multidisciplinary design process behind the landmark building, affectionately known as the “living room of Los Angeles”.
Combining interviews, previously unseen archival materials, 3D graphics, and breathtaking aerial photography, Sculpting Harmony uses Gehry’s original, hand crafted models as a visual motif to guide the visitor through the creative process behind a structure that embraced technology ahead of its time to create its iconic structure. From initial concepts to final construction, the interactive narrative brings the vision, challenges, and triumphs of Frank Gehry and his team to life.
The site is not only an unprecedented deep dive into the mind of one of the world’s most visionary architects and his creative process, but also a bold bid to democratize cultural assets.
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Adam Latham courtesy of the LA Phil
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Orchestra footage courtesy of the LA Phil
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