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A View of Jean Nouvel’s Most Striking Architecture

From the Louvre Abu Dhabi to the Torre Agbar in downtown Barcelona, revisit the French architect Jean Nouvel’s most out-of-the-box designs, here.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Rendering of 53 West 53rd Street.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel

National Museum of Qatar, Doha, Qatar, 2008 – under construction.

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Philharmonie de Paris concert hall, Paris, France, 2015.

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Torre Agbar, Barcelona, Spain, 2005.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Delivery architect: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects. Photo by Philippe Ruault

100 11th Avenue, New York, USA, 2005 – 2010.

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Jean Nouvel, Gilbert Lézénès, Pierre Soria, Architecture Studio. Photo by Georges Fessy.

Arab World Institute, Paris, France, 1981 – 1987.

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Jean Nouvel, Gilbert Lézénès, Pierre Soria, Architecture Studio. Photo by Georges Fessy.

Arab World Institute, Paris, France, 1981 – 1987.

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The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, London, United Kingdom, 2010.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photo by CSCEC

Doha High Rise Office Building, Doha, Qatar, 2002 – 2012.Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photo by CSCEC

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© TDIC. Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, EAU, 2007– under construction.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photo by CSCEC

Doha High Rise Office Building, Doha, Qatar, 2002 – 2012.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel

National Museum of Qatar, Doha, Qatar, 2008 – under construction.

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© TDIC. Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, EAU, 2007– under construction.

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Torre Agbar, Barcelona, Spain, 2005.

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Torre Agbar, Barcelona, Spain, 2005.

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One Central Park with vertical garden by Patrick Blanc, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photo by CSCEC

Doha High Rise Office Building, Doha, Qatar, 2002 – 2012.

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100 11th Avenue, New York, USA, 2005 – 2010.

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Arab World Institute, Paris, France, 1981 – 1987.

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Arab World Institute, Paris, France, 1981 – 1987.

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Kilometro Rosso Science Park Via Stezzano 87, Bergamo, Italy, 2007.

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The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2006.

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Kilometro Rosso, Kilometro Rosso Science Park Via Stezzano 87, Bergamo, Italy, 2007.