Gehry has discussed how his seminal 1978 home in Santa Monica apparently caused a stir in an exclusive interview with PIN-UP magazine to mark the publication's 30th issue.
He explains how the project was the start of his use of unusual materials and deconstructed forms that would become his trademark.
Readers are torn, with one saying of the house "It's hideous! I like it!".
Other stories in this week's newsletter include a floating Cheese Barge in London, an online library showcasing materials that can capture atmospheric carbon, and a woven bamboo canopy designed to shelter visitors to a light show in China.
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