Once in America, he worked for distinguished architects Josep Lluis Sert and Victor Gruen
before starting his own firm in 1968 with two partners - Richard L Blinder and John H Beyer.
As the inventor of the concept of the modern mall, the Austrian architect Victor Gruen
"may well have been the most influential architect of the 20th century," wrote Malcolm Gladwell in "The New Yorker.
Perrin's love of classic contemporary design is a family trait: Her parents now live between a rare one-story house in Beverly Hills, designed in 1950 by the midcentury modern architect Victor Gruen
, and an apartment on Quai Voltaire in Paris.
Even Victor Gruen
, the architect who invented the enclosed mall, ended up hating his creation.
Robert Moses looked to super-block development and Title of the US Housing Act of 1949 to funnel federal dollars into urban renewal projects in New York City, Because it had been successful in the suburbs, Victor Gruen
sought retail development in the form of downtown shopping centres.
It was a Viennese architect and city planner, Victor Gruen
, an immigrant to the US in the late 1930s, who transferred his - at that time - revolutionary ideas to his new host country.
The Gruen Transfer," named for the designer of the first shopping mall, Victor Gruen
, ended the season July 30 with 1.
Built in 1969, the building was designed by Victor Gruen
- the restaurant's namesake - in a modernist style.
It also goes to Victor Gruen
, an urban designer and architect whose master plan for Valencia -- now the city's center -- encouraged neighborliness and family.
After receiving a degree in architecture from USC, he worked for a year and half in the Los Angeles office of the Viennese emigre Victor Gruen
, a pioneer designer of shopping centers and automobile-conscio us downtowns.
In 1947, Gehry moved with his family to Los Angeles, where he studied architecture at the University of Southern California and worked for the architectural firm of Victor Gruen
Before founding the firm, Gehry worked with architects Victor Gruen
and Pereira & Luckman (Los Angeles) and Andre Remondet (Paris).