"53 West 53 is the most architecturally significant addition to the Manhattan skyline in recent years."

–Nicolai Ouroussoff

Jean Nouvel /
The Building /
Jean Nouvel New York

Paris-based Jean Nouvel is one of the most acclaimed and celebrated architects practicing today.

His expansive and globally diverse body of work includes museums, concert halls, opera houses, hotels and luxury residences.

Other Works

Nouvel is known for visionary buildings that, like 53 West 53, are shaped by his insightful reading of both their physical and cultural contexts.

  • 40 Mercer

    New York City, NY

    40 Mercer

  • Arab World Institue

    Paris, France

    Arab World Institue

  • National Museum of Qatar

    Doha, Qatar

    National Museum of Qatar

  • Louvre Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Louvre Abu Dhabi

  • Philharmonie de Paris

    Paris, France

    Philharmonie de Paris

  • Foundation Cartier

    Paris, France

    Foundation Cartier

  • Doha Tower

    Doha, Qatar

    Doha Tower

  • Copenhagen Concert Hall

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen Concert Hall

  • Torre Agbar

    Barcelona, Spain

    Torre Agbar

  • Guthrie Theater

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Guthrie Theater

Jean Nouvel: Reflections

A film by Matt Tyrnauer

Reflections invites viewers to step inside the works and mind of Jean Nouvel, arguably the world's most important living architect.