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“Unsettling yet splendid” says commenter

September 28, 2022 Serena Lawrance 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are dissecting a pair of inclined skyscrapers in Paris, designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. French studio Ateliers Jean Nouvel unveiled a pair of angled skyscrapers in the French capital that lean away from a central plaza, which is making readers feel “at best, uneasy”. The landmark towers were designed to be

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel completes pair of inclined skyscrapers in Paris

September 21, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Duo skyscraper by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

French studio Ateliers Jean Nouvel has designed the 180- and 125-metre-high Tours Duo skyscrapers to “create a character” for eastern Paris. Designed as a landmark for eastern Paris, the pair of skyscrapers contain 97,000 square metres of office space and a 139-room hotel with interiors designed by French designer Philippe Starck. “Eastern Paris is slowly coming

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Jean Nouvel unveils bright red covered shopping street in Shanghai

June 12, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The building has red internal facades

Ateliers Jean Nouvel has completed a mixed-use building in Shanghai’s Huangpu district with a covered shopping street flanked by bright red offices adorned with earthenware planters. The studio headed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel designed the Henderson CIFI Tiandi building for property development and investment company CIFI Holdings. The building is located on Jian Guo

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Jean Nouvel designs sinuous Shenzhen Opera House for China

March 25, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A visual of a sinuous opera house by Jean Nouvel

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel’s studio has unveiled its proposal for a giant opera house on the waterfront in Shenzhen, China, which will be covered by a curving roofscape. The Shenzhen Opera House is designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel as a 220,000-square-metre cultural landmark for the Shekou Peninsula, a site overlooking Shenzhen Bay. Once complete, it will

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