2008 Pritzker Prize Winner Announced: Jean Nouvel

Congratulations to Jean Nouvel, winner of the 2008 Pritzker Prize for architecture. Last year he completed the 40 Mercer, a Soho apartment building (shown above) and currently he is working on the amazing Abu Dhabi branch of the Louvre. Jump below for a look at some of Atelier Jean Nouvel's projects and products:

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Louvre, Abu Dhabi

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Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis

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Door Handle, 2004

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Arab World Institute, Paris

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MM Chair, 2003

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Public Housing, Nimes

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1=2 Table, 1999

To hear a report on this years award winner from Edward Lifson on NPR, click here.

More info: Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Top Photo: 40 Mercer via New York Magazine

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.