French Architect Jean Nouvel’s China story


Pritzker Prize-winning Jean Nouvel ranks among the most accomplished and well-known architects in France today. The buildings he has designed can be found all over the world, and many have become icons in their own right. In addition to its main office in Paris, Jean Nouvel has an office in Shanghai that was established in 2019 to manage projects in the region. The firm won a competition held in 2013 to design the National Art Museum of China in Beijing and also designed a huge arts complex situated in woodland in Qingdao. Let’s hear his stories in China.