Jean Nouvel is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative architects. The French architect has built museums, concert halls, conference centers, theaters, hotels, collective housing, office buildings, commercial centers, and private residences around the world.
His company, Atelier Jean Nouvel, is one of the largest architecture practices in France, with over 30 active projects all over the world, year 2013 billings of 25 M€, and a multicultural staff of 180 professionals from the domains of architecture, urban design, landscape design, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, model making and image production.
Jean Nouvel’s international recognition favored numbers of projects currently under studies or under construction. Projects by Jean Nouvel transform the landscapes in which they are built, often becoming major urban events.
One Central Park, Australia. Two iconic towers designed by Jean Nouvel for Block 2 of the Frasers Broadway project transform the skyline of Sydney.
Police Headquarters of Charleroi and extension of Charleroi Danses, Belgium
Jean Nouvel’s unique approach, driven by the specificities of context, program and site, has proven effective in projects such as the Arab World Institute in Paris, Lyon’s Opera House, Lucerne’s Culture and Congress Center (Switzerland), the Vinci Conference Center in Tours, the extension of the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid (Spain), the Soho Apartments in New York, Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater (United States of America), the Agbar Tower in Barcelona (Spain), Copenhagen’s Danish Radio Concert Hall (Denmark), the Quai Branly Museum in Paris.