Spanish style: Lam Partners' innovative lighting complements Frank Gehry's dazzling for the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Serving two masters is no easy task. When those masters are superstar architect Frank O. Gehry and Thomas Krens, director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation--and the project at hand is lighting the $100 million Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, in the Basque province of northern Spain--the stakes rise sky high.

The museum project came about as a result of the fortuitous meeting, in 1991, of Krens and the Basque administration. Krens was looking for additional venues to the New York and V

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