I'm sure I've seen a picture of the full building somewhere. The image is a blue-tinted display of the building's facade - facing into a blue sky. It's a part of the stock wallpapers in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick).

Can someone help me identify this building? I can't be the first - or the only - person to be interested in knowing.

Architecture Wallpaper


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It is the Walt Disney Concert hall in Los Angeles, designed by Frank Gehry.

From the photographer's site: http://edltphoto.com/2010/09/ubuntu-blue/

My photo of a portion of the Walt Disney Concert hall in Downtown Los Angeles.

A full sized picture of the concert hall is included below, a description is found here

Concert Hall

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    Anyone see irony in the dichotomy between freedom of ubuntu and the restricted free culture promoted by Disney? Feb 21, 2011 at 17:32
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    @Jay Not necessarily. It's like The Cathedral and the Bazaar - the centrally planned cathedral vs. the more or less free-for-all bazaar. Two different cultures, but I believe the world is big enough for both of them ;) Feb 21, 2011 at 17:44
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    Irony? I see a pretty building that someone took a picture of. Feb 21, 2011 at 17:57
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    Thank you! Thank you! The Concert Hall was designed by Frank Gehry - a name every architecture geek knows :) There is a good description of the design from LAPhil here.
    – Mei
    Feb 21, 2011 at 19:13
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    @David: links here work like this: [Descriptive text](URL)
    – oKtosiTe
    Feb 21, 2011 at 19:15

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