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Portfolio : Jean Nouvel and Claude Parent’s wildest projects exhibited at Galerie Azzedine Alaïa

 

The two leading figures of French architecture come back to Galerie Azzedine Alaïa with 8 of their incredible projects for museums, none of which have been completed so far.

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM OF GUADALAJARA, Guadalajara, Mexico, Jean Nouvel.

 

Credits : Ateliers Jean Nouvel/ArtefactoryLab

View from the exhibition "Musées à venir", Jean Nouvel and Claude Parent at Galerie Azzedine Alaïa.

MUSÉE D'ART MODERNE OBLIQUE (1972), Claude Parent.

 

Original phtographs from Michel‐Charles Gaffier. Taken up by Dennis Bouchard

View from the exhibition "Musées à venir", Jean Nouvel and Claude Parent at Galerie Azzedine Alaïa.

LE NOUVEAU MUSÉE (2014-2015), Claude Parent.

 

Credits : Dennis Bouchard

CENTRE INTERNATIONAL DE L’ART PARIETAL LASCAUX IV, Lascaux, France (concours 2012), Jean Nouvel.

 

Credits : Ateliers Jean Nouvel

PROJET DE PLATEAU BEAUBOURG (1971), reviewed in 2015

 

Credits : Dennis Bouchard

View from the exhibition "Musées à venir", Jean Nouvel and Claude Parent at Galerie Azzedine Alaïa.

 

 

 

 

Exhibition "Musées à venir", Jean Nouvel and Claude Parent, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, 18 rue de la Verrerie, Paris 4e. Until February 28th, from 11am to 7pm everyday.

Interview with David Chipperfield, the architect who dreams up new cities
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Interview with David Chipperfield, the architect who dreams up new cities

Architecture What will the ideal city look like in 20 years’ time? This is the question that british architect David Chipperfield and his young swiss confrère Simon Kretz spent 24 months thinking about as part of Rolex’s Mentor & Protégé programme. Numéro asked them what answers they’d found.  What will the ideal city look like in 20 years’ time? This is the question that british architect David Chipperfield and his young swiss confrère Simon Kretz spent 24 months thinking about as part of Rolex’s Mentor & Protégé programme. Numéro asked them what answers they’d found. 

A couture castle for Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech
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A couture castle for Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech

Architecture 5,000 garments, 15,000 couture accessories, tens of thousands of drawings – the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent is at last unveiling its treasures with the opening of two museums: one in YSL’s former parisian ateliers, the other in a brand-new building in Morocco. Numéro art caught up with architects Olivier Marty and Karl Fournier – aka Studio KO – who have built a sumptuous brick palace in Saint Laurent’s cherished second city, Marrakech. 5,000 garments, 15,000 couture accessories, tens of thousands of drawings – the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent is at last unveiling its treasures with the opening of two museums: one in YSL’s former parisian ateliers, the other in a brand-new building in Morocco. Numéro art caught up with architects Olivier Marty and Karl Fournier – aka Studio KO – who have built a sumptuous brick palace in Saint Laurent’s cherished second city, Marrakech.

Louvre Abu Dhabi: Jean Nouvel's sparkling gem
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Louvre Abu Dhabi: Jean Nouvel's sparkling gem

Architecture Under its silver dome, the Louvre’s new satellite sparkles like a precious jewel in the Abu Dhabi sun. This sumptuous showcase, which will display nearly 600 artworks when it opens in November, is the work of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, who took Numéro on a behind-the-scenes visit. Under its silver dome, the Louvre’s new satellite sparkles like a precious jewel in the Abu Dhabi sun. This sumptuous showcase, which will display nearly 600 artworks when it opens in November, is the work of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, who took Numéro on a behind-the-scenes visit.

What does this summer’s Serpentine Pavillion look like?
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What does this summer’s Serpentine Pavillion look like?

Art The celebrated annual pop-up pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery is a new summery structure conceived by Francis Kéré for this the 17th edition since its establishment.         The celebrated annual pop-up pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery is a new summery structure conceived by Francis Kéré for this the 17th edition since its establishment.        

Zaha Hadid, a vision for eternity
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Zaha Hadid, a vision for eternity

Architecture Since the untimely death of the great Zaha Hadid, her architecture studio has been pursuing her pioneering interrogation of form with a view to pushing ever further the limits of the real. Since the untimely death of the great Zaha Hadid, her architecture studio has been pursuing her pioneering interrogation of form with a view to pushing ever further the limits of the real.

JVA’s contemporary buildings in wild norwegian landscapes
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JVA’s contemporary buildings in wild norwegian landscapes

Architecture Norwegian architecture firm JVA designs buildings that are in osmosis with the surrounding landscape. In response to the demands imposed by wind, snow, altitude or endless horizons, they invent new typologies that are magnified by the natural elements. Norwegian architecture firm JVA designs buildings that are in osmosis with the surrounding landscape. In response to the demands imposed by wind, snow, altitude or endless horizons, they invent new typologies that are magnified by the natural elements.