Frank Gehry: Each thing I did afterwards was negative to the essence of what I had in the first one.
Taylor Deupree: It just happens organically.
Frank Gehry: It’s just an image.
Deupree: For example, melody.
Gehry: The idea of the new house could be built in New York but not the house itself. You know what I am saying.
Deupree: When I lived in Brooklyn, I found myself making very minimalist music to combat the hectic life of the city.
Gehry: There is a kind of simple reasonableness to that.
Deupree: I know the program so well.
Gehry: The program kept changing, not me. Nobody can be that pure.
Deupree: I wanted it to be abstract and have little meaning, and be timeless.
Gehry: Does form follow function?
Deupree: That's a big story to tell in one paragraph.
Gehry: Each iteration was done not as a whole, it was done in pieces.
Deupree: Small, always small.
Gehry: That was only about real estate values. It has nothing to do with Judaism.
Deupree: Everything is just a hybrid of something else, and influenced by something else.
Gehry: And it looks like somebody just laid it there.