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.

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.

The new Tate Modern: a cathedral for art straight out of Star Wars
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The new Tate Modern: a cathedral for art straight out of Star Wars

Architecture The spectacular extension of the London museum inaugurated on June 17th is the brainchild of architectural superstars Herzog & de Meuron. An impressive cultural cathedral crafted from concrete and brick… Numéro took a guided tour. The spectacular extension of the London museum inaugurated on June 17th is the brainchild of architectural superstars Herzog & de Meuron. An impressive cultural cathedral crafted from concrete and brick… Numéro took a guided tour.

An arty collaboration: COS x Serpentine Gallery
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An arty collaboration: COS x Serpentine Gallery

Fashion Every summer the Serpentine Gallery in London invites an architect to build a temporary structure to host its “Park Nights”. For the fourth year running they’ve been sponsored by COS, who for this occasion have created two limited edition t-shirts… Every summer the Serpentine Gallery in London invites an architect to build a temporary structure to host its “Park Nights”. For the fourth year running they’ve been sponsored by COS, who for this occasion have created two limited edition t-shirts…

Rolex introduces its new “mentor”, star architect David Chipperfield, and his “protégé”
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Rolex introduces its new “mentor”, star architect David Chipperfield, and his “protégé”

Architecture A year of creative collaboration and one-on-one mentoring between young talents and undisputed masters… This is the notion behind the “Mentor and Protégé” program established by Rolex in 2002. For 2016 David Chipperfield is accompanying Simon Kretz. A year of creative collaboration and one-on-one mentoring between young talents and undisputed masters… This is the notion behind the “Mentor and Protégé” program established by Rolex in 2002. For 2016 David Chipperfield is accompanying Simon Kretz.

San Francisco’s MoMa underwent some changes
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San Francisco’s MoMa underwent some changes

Architecture Behind its immaculate façade that seems to have been shaped by a breath of wind, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has completely reinvented itself. Now opened up to the city, its rebirth was overseen by Norwegian architects Snøhetta. Behind its immaculate façade that seems to have been shaped by a breath of wind, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has completely reinvented itself. Now opened up to the city, its rebirth was overseen by Norwegian architects Snøhetta.

What will the Elbe Philharmonic Hall of Hamburg look like?
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What will the Elbe Philharmonic Hall of Hamburg look like?

Architecture A grandiose gesture designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall is soon to open its doors. The tallest inhabited building in Hamburg, its 110 meters soar majestically over the River Elbe. A grandiose gesture designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall is soon to open its doors. The tallest inhabited building in Hamburg, its 110 meters soar majestically over the River Elbe.

Tribute to Zaha Hadid
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Tribute to Zaha Hadid

Architecture The immense architect Zaha Hadid has left us. Numéro pays her tribute by publishing her last interview with the magazine. The immense architect Zaha Hadid has left us. Numéro pays her tribute by publishing her last interview with the magazine.

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