Jean nouvel awarded pritzker prize

Posted by ewanvfe on 01/04/2008

jean nouvel has been awarded the prestigious pritzker architecture prize. the annual award was founded to
honour living architects whose work demonstrates a significant contribution to the art of architecture. nouvel is the
second french architect to receive the prize after christian de portzamparc in 1994. nouvel will be presented with
the prize’s bronze medallion and a 100,000 USD grant at washington DC’s library of congress on june 2nd.
the historic library was chosen to celebrate the prize’s 30th anniversary since it was also the location of the
1st and 20th ceremonies.

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