Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 tower tops out over New York’s MoMA

June 19, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Newly released construction photographs show the progress of French architect Jean Nouvel’s first New York skyscraper: a supertall tower rising above the city’s Museum of Modern Art. The images by photographer Giles Ashford capture the 53W53 tower as construction reaches the final 82nd floor and the building’s curtain wall takes shape – significant progress since

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Facebook to move into Jean Nouvel’s Barcelona skyscraper

May 8, 2018 India Block 0

Facebook has reportedly rented eight floors of office space inside the Jean Nouvel-designed Torre Glòries skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain. Competence Call Centre (CCC), a company hired by Facebook to combat the spread of fake news, hate speech and violent content on the social media platform, has acquired 9,000 square metres of office space in the building, according

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Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar nears completion

May 2, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

These new images by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan show the almost-complete National Museum of Qatar, designed by architect Jean Nouvel. The new national museum is currently being built in the country’s capital Doha, and is expected to open in December 2018. It will be formed from a pile of interlocking disks of various dimensions made from steel clad in glass-reinforced

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New photographs reveal the feat of engineering behind the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s dome

December 11, 2017 India Block 0

These photographs by Luc Boegly and Sergio Grazia show the complex engineering of the vast dome that is suspended over the galleries of Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Meetings between the the French architect and engineers Buro Happold began in 2007, with the architect laying out his vision for an art gallery like

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Timelapse reveals eight-year construction of Louvre Abu Dubai in just three minutes

November 22, 2017 India Block 0

A timelapse video from the webcam provider EarthCam reveals the intricate process of constructing the geometric dome of the new Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi. The eight-year construction process is condensed down into just three minutes of video, showing the site going from an empty stretch of island to a 23-gallery museum covered by a 180-metre wide

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Jean Nouvel’s completed Louvre Abu Dhabi is spanned by a huge geometric-patterned dome

November 7, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

The first official photographs of the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi have been released, ahead of the museum’s public opening this weekend.  A dome spans 180 metres over the huge new art museum, which officially opens to the public on 11 November 2017. As the first outpost of the Musée du Louvre outside France, Louvre Abu Dhabi stands on the

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Interiors of Jean Nouvel’s Monad Terrace in Miami revealed as construction begins

October 20, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

French architect Jean Nouvel’s residential development in Miami Beach, designed to combat rising sea levels, has secured significant funding and is now underway. The 14-storey Monad Terrace project has begun construction in South Beach since gaining $62.5 million (£47.4 million) worth of funding, according to developer JDS. Work has reportedly commenced on its structural podium,

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new images of jean nouvel’s monad terrace as work gets underway in miami beach

October 18, 2017 philip stevens I designboom 0

elevated by 3.5 meters, the building is the first structure in miami beach to be constructed above west avenue’s new height, meaning that all interior spaces, as well as the garage entrance, are well above the flood plain.

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Instagrammers capture Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar as it nears completion

September 21, 2017 Ali Morris 0

Images of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar in Doha are beginning to emerge on Instagram as the building’s interlocking design nears completion. Inspired by the rose-like formations of crystal that appear in the desert sand, the building is composed of a ring of low-lying and linked pavilions, which encircle a large courtyard area and existing palace.

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Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 “MoMA tower” progress shown in photographs

September 8, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

Construction photos, released along with new renderings, show that French architect Jean Nouvel’s supertall skyscraper in Manhattan has reached the 58th floor. Rising above New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) at 53 West 53rd Street, the 53W53 residential tower is due to reach 1,050 feet tall once complete. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Nouvel’s design has

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New photographs show Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi approaching completion

August 30, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

The huge metal dome topping French architect Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi has been captured in new images, which have emerged on Twitter ahead of the building’s completion. French Ambassador to the UAE Ludovic Pouille shared the photographs of the museum on twitter during a visit to the museum last week. The photographs capture the most striking feature

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