Gehry is sometimes associated with what is known as the Los Angeles School or the Santa Monica School of architecture. The appropriateness of this designation and the existence of such a school, however, remains controversial due to the lack of a unifying philosophy or theory.
Frank Owen Gehry, is an architect, residing in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, including his private residence, have become world-renowned attractions. His works are cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture in the World Architecture Survey.