Tag Archives: Nouvel

museu reina sofia

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Museu Reina Sofia Madrid – Jean Nouvel addition This addition to the famous Reina Sofia museum, home of Guernica among several hundred other works,  is notable for having been actually named after the architect that designed it – the Nouvel Addition. … Continue reading

one new change

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One New Change – Jean Nouvel This is a new shopping complex located to the east of St. Paul’s cathedral.  The fragmented geometry and proximity to London’s most cherished landmark has made it a controversial project.  The building defers to … Continue reading

musée du quai branly

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Jean Nouvel’s project in Paris located adjacent to the Eiffel tower.  The densely planted site is separated from the street by a freestanding glass wall and most of the building is suspended above it and punctuated by cubic forms.  The … Continue reading

institut du monde arabe / mobile gallery

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Jean Nouvel’s classic in Paris has been invaded by Zaha Hadid’s Mobile Art Pavillion that has been installed on it’s plaza. I believe the pavilion is to remain indefinitely and will host ongoing exhibits.