Jean Nouvel Won the 2008 Pritzker Prize

Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel, the France based architect has won the 2008 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. As a compensation, he will be transfered $100,000 bucks into his bank account during the next Pritzker ceremony which will be held on June 2, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

Members of the jury that selected Nouvel described his career as one of courageously pursuing new ideas and challenging accepted norms to stretch the boundaries of architecture. They cited his abundant “persistance, imagination, exuberance, and above all, an insatiable urge for creative experimentation.”

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