Jean Nouvel - Quotes

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Each new situation requires a new architecture.

Each new situation requires a new architecture.

Art should be created for life, not for the museum. ---->>>

I like to play with architecture! It's my favorite game. ---->>>

My buildings are more famous than me.

My buildings are more famous than me.

I don't like the idea that one hotel could be better than another. In any city, I try to find a hotel that has the identity of that place - Claridge's in London, the Danieli or Cipriani in Venice. In New York, I stay at the Mercer Hotel; it is so much in the character of SoHo. ---->>>

It is not possible to design always the same. How to be different in each different place - that is the most important work and duty of the architect to find out.

It is not possible to design always the same. How to be different in each different place - that is the most important work and duty of the architect to find out.

I generally hate the luxury modern apartment with too many things out of sight and so clean you cannot touch. ---->>>

I like English parks. ---->>>

I think architecture has to be a gift.

I think architecture has to be a gift.

If there was a fire at my house I would throw more things on it. The only thing I would take out? Myself! ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 08-12, 1945
Birthplace: Fumel, Lot-et-Garonne, France
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Occupation: Architect
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Jean Nouvel (French: [ʒɑ̃ nu.vɛl]; born 12 August 1945) is a French architect. Nouvel studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was a founding member of Mars 1976 and Syndicat de l'Architecture. He has obtained a number of prestigious distinctions over the course of his career, including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (technically, the prize was awarded for the Institut du Monde Arabe which Nouvel designed), the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2005 and the Pritzker Prize in 2008 (wikipedia)