News on Nouvel.

French architect Jean Nouvel has been awarded the 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the industry’s highest honor. Acknowledged for his “courageous pursuit of new ideas and his challenge of accepted norms in order to stretch the boundaries of the field,” the award is seen as a rebuke to his critics and a tribute to his unorthodox approach. Learn more about Nouvel’s notable and notorious career from this New York Times article.