China's National Gallery Will Be One of the Largest Museums on Earth

The sprawling Hermitage Museum has long reigned as the world's largest museum—but China has plans to come close to it with a huge new building for the National Art Museum of China, the design plans for which were recently released by French architect Jean Nouvel. » 9/23/14 1:20pm 9/23/14 1:20pm

Asian Banks Drop $1 Billion On Long-Stalled Tower Over Central Park

A new $1 billion financing package from a group of Asian banks is breathing life into a stalled plan to build the 1,050-foot-tall MoMA Expansion Tower on West 53rd Street. » 10/30/13 12:40pm 10/30/13 12:40pm

Jean Nouvel's Faucets Have Touchsensing PlayStationish Buttons

Like many other architects, 2008 Pritzker winner Jean Nouvel also designs home objects, like these bathroom faucets and shower with touch sensor technology on four buttons which look taken from a PlayStation gamepad. Pressing the triangles will increase or decrease the temperature, while the circle will open the water… » 3/31/08 4:15pm 3/31/08 4:15pm

The Stunning Works of Pritzker Winner Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel has won the Pritzker Prize, the world's most prestigious architecture award. And for a good reason, because his work is simply amazing. We love Nouvel's work for many reasons, from his irregular shapes and spaces, to the use of plants and color LEDs to create almost surreal, night-city creatures that seem… » 3/31/08 8:50am 3/31/08 8:50am

75-Story Skyscraper Will House Overflow for New York's MoMA

Jean Nouvel unveiled his design for The Tower at 53rd West 53rd Street this weekend. As well as the now-obligatory apartments and seven-star swank-hotel, the 75-story glass-and-steel structure will have three floors dedicated to housing the overflow collection of the neighboring MoMA. Check the gallery below to see… » 11/19/07 5:24am 11/19/07 5:24am