Luo Ruvo Center for Brain Health

From a distance, this Las Vegas building appears to employ the same riotous curves and colliding forms that Frank Gehry has relied on, as a formal lexicon, for perhaps too long; but to walk through it and to think about it in terms of the studies on brain disease that go on inside its labs is to realize that Gehry, 81, has entered a productive new chapter in his long career, taking on a raft of bracingly somber themes including aging, decay and even death.
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( Isaac Brekken / For the Times )

From a distance, this Las Vegas building appears to employ the same riotous curves and colliding forms that Frank Gehry has relied on, as a formal lexicon, for perhaps too long; but to walk through it and to think about it in terms of the studies on brain disease that go on inside its labs is to realize that Gehry, 81, has entered a productive new chapter in his long career, taking on a raft of bracingly somber themes including aging, decay and even death.

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