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Ateliers Jean Nouvel & MDW Architecture
Police headquarters & extension of Charleroi/Danses


The new Police headquarters and the extension of Charleroi/Danses has just won the MIPIM Awards 2012 in the ‘Best Futura Project’ category. The winner – chosen by a jury and by public vote – has been announced on March 8, 2012 in Cannes during the MIPIM Award Ceremony.The City of Charleroi has commissioned the CFE […]


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Public Architecture Now!
Philip Jodidio


We tend to divide buildings into two basic categories—private structures such as houses, and public buildings like railway stations, concert halls or museums. Public buildings have limits of their own: whether a courthouse or an airport, a stadium or college campus, questions of style, function or cost are clearly posed. Resolving such tensions is just […]


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Jean Nouvel
IMA Institut du Monde Arabe


The Institut du Monde Arabe designed by Jean Nouvel is a building that joins the two cultures, two histories. If the south side of the Institute reveals the modern character of the oriental diaphragms that recovering the historical themes of the Arab geometry with the ideation of 240 moucharabieh that just open and close each […]


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Architecture & Design, part 10
Jean Nouvel


Jean Nouvel is a french architect who’s work is demonstrative, dark, primal and unreserved. It’s the future. Now.


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