Ateliers Jean Nouvel is the internationally based architecture company founded by French star architect Jean Nouvel. Jean Nouvel's persistence, insatiable urge for the creative experimental and his resistance against the ordinary have earned him a place as one of the top architects in the world as well as numerous architectural awards, here among the Pritzker Prize.
Mundane, boring and uninspiraational are not words associated with this collection of new age office designs. Work Scape, New Spaces for New Work is an intriguing insight into the current flock of designers, architects, companies and organizations who are reevaluating the relationship we have with our place of work.
The first phase of an immensely ambitious project aiming to transform five blighted building blocks near the heart of Newark’s business district into an education center with adjacent middle and low-income housing has just been completed. It also happens to be Newark native Richard Meier’s first project in his hometown.
Welcome to this weeks edition of Touring the World of Architecture. We bring you news of three big project approvals, a fascinating event and touch of controversy involving…you guessed it, Zaha Hadid!
The ideas of Japanese architect Toyo Ito represent the essence of a futuristic dream: Friendly and socially responsible buildings that challenge the spatial conventions of modernist architecture.