/ Jean Nouvel, Gets top prize

my early-in-my-work-life “master”, Jean Nouvel, finally gets the Pritzker Prize, the equivalent of architecture’s Nobel Prize. I remember working there with no French citizen in sight and everybody speaking english in the office, that was global already.

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We worked on this competition (the never ending tower in the Paris Business District) litterally from 9.00 am until 1.00 am every days for about 2 weeks, and I felt guilty because I was the first one to leave the office to catch the last subway…The project manager was waiting for “jean-jean” to stop by after his daily evening stop at “Les Bains” the parisian version of New York’s Studio 54….

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