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Jean Nouvel

22 March 2011

Six finalists unveiles for Mies van der Rohe Award 2011

The European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation today announced the six finalists competing for the 2011 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – the Mies van der Rohe Award. They...

10 August 2010

2010 – 100 11th Avenue, New York

Architect: Jean Nouvel Containing 72 residences, 100 11th stands on the north corner of its intersection, facing Frank Gehry’s headquarters for the IAC/InterActive Corporation across the street and the Chelsea Piers Sports and...

21 June 2010

1993 – Opéra Nouvel, Lyon, France

Architect: Jean Nouvel In 1756, one of the first opera houses created inside an existing freestanding building was opened in Lyon. It was designed by Jacques-Germain Soufflot, the architect of the Panthéon in...

01 June 2010

2006 – Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis

Architect: Jean Nouvel This building replaces the original Ralph Rapson & Associates Inc.-designed Guthrie Theater located next to the Walker Art Center Gallery Tower in the Lowry Hill neighborhood. Founded in 1963, the...

15 January 2010

Nouvel, Jean (b. 1945)

Jean Nouvel was born in 1945 in the South West of France. He worked with an architectural firm while attending architecture school. In 1975, he opened his own office. “Since he opened his...

01 December 2009

1987 – Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

Architect: Jean Nouvel Built as a cultural centre for the Arab world, the Institut du Monde Arabe consists of two main blocks. The curved building faces the river and has engraved outlines of...

23 November 2009

1993 – Vinci Centre, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France

Architect: Jean Nouvel Placed across the square from Laloux’s railway station, the Vinci Centre is a small convention centre. Surrounded by streets on two sides and a small public park on the third,...