Frank Gehry’s University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) building is rising brick by brick, and its rippling façade is garnering global attention.

The new 14-storey building, named after Australian-Chinese businessman and philanthropist Dr Chau Chak Wing, is Gehry’s first Australian building. Its design reflects the starchitect’s signature look with its undulating and unconventional form. On UTS’ website, Gehry said he “imagined a building that was a cluster of ‘tree houses’, or vertical stacks…