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Jean Nouvel

Paris on Your Radar: Visit the City of Lights

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

The culinary scene is expanding in unique ways. Food trucks owned by top chefs are a new phenomenon. Also, chefs at fine restaurants are preparing light dishes with local organic products

Interview With Jean Nouvel

Elena Cué | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Elena Cué

The Paris studio of architect, Jean Nouvel (b. 1945, Fumel, France), serves as the meeting place for our interview. Nouvel is one of the key members of an exclusive group of architects, which has been honored with the most significant architecture awards in the world.

Brains and Bottoms

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Paris has a new, state-of-the-art concert hall, something the French have been waiting for since they dispatched Louis XVI in 1793, thus making possible government- funded arts venues for the people.

Secrets of a True Parisian: Part Two.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.31.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Every area of Paris has open air markets, usually on Saturdays or Sundays, with rows and rows of vendors installed on temporary tables, covered by tarps, displaying their changing fare of the day openly.

Interview With Frank Gehry: How Does He Do It?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Architect Frank Gehry says on the occasion of the opening of his new LV Fondation building and retrospective in Paris, "Well, you live a couple of lives, for me personally, I feel like the luckiest guy ever."

The Demolition Controversy at New York's MOMA: Drawing Future Lessons

Paul Gunther | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

In the spirit perhaps of no good deed goes unpunished, the Museum's present decision to sacrifice the contemporary if not categorically orthodox modernist Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Folk Art Museum is nonetheless a record of the increasingly blurred narrative of late 20th and early 21st century aesthetic constructs.

LOOK: Happy Memories of A French Trip

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Edward Goldman

Although I've talked briefly about my recent trip to France in several of my programs for KCRW and the Huffington Post, I didn't have the luxury of...

This Is A Hotel

Adel Zakout | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Adel Zakout

Architecturally, hotels are a cocktail of residential and public typologies that have a peculiar balance of privacy combined with social amenity. Put ...

WATCH: Qatar's New Desert Palaces

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala The proposed Al-Shamal Stadium for 2022 WorldCup. Expected capacity: 45,120 Photograph: Qatar 2022 Bid Committee Qatar, once a pearl...

ARCHITECTURE: What's Coming, What To Expect In 2011

Patricia Brizzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Brizzio

Most countries were shaken by the global economic downturn of the last years, and so was the architecture world. As Jacob Slevin points out in his art...

The New Serpentine Pavilion: Sleepover in the Park

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

The Serpentine Gallery in London's Hyde Park is having a slumber party right at the heels of their annual summer party, which took place around their Pavilion, designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel.

NEW GALLERY: Jean Nouvel's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The French architect Jean Nouvel's Serpentine gallery pavilion was unveiled this morning. Here's a first look around the temporary structure. ...

82-Story MOMA Tower Approved By City Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A proposal for a new 82-story tower next to the Museum of Modern Art has cleared its final hurdle. The New York City Council voted W...

Nouvel/MoMA Tower Opponents Target Quinn In TV Ads

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It seems opponents of the Jean Nouvel-designed skyscraper planned to rise next to MoMA are well-funded. The opponents, mostly neighbors of the 1,05...

Harry Potter, Landlord? Actor Lists $4.3 Million NYC Condo For Rent

New York TImes | JOSH BARBANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the final book in the Harry Potter series came out last summer, a stretch of Mercer Street in Lower Manhattan was closed off and turned into "Har...