"It is not possible to design always the same. How to be different in each different place - that is the most important work and duty of the architect to find out."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Jean Nouvel on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Jean Nouvel on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Jean Nouvel on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Jean Nouvel on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Jean Nouvel on Erma Bombeck
"Each new situation requires a new architecture."
"I like to play with architecture! It's my favorite game."
"I think architecture has to be a gift."
"My buildings are more famous than me."