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Christian de Portzemparc (Architect)

Updated: Jun 8, 2023

Category: Architects

Post Contributors: Alice Thomas, Jon Stevens

Portrait of Christian de Portzemparc by Olivier Blanc

Profession: Architect

Born: May 5, 1944, Casablanca, Morocco

Nationality: French


Famous for:

- Pritzker Prize winner

- Bold conceptual architecture style

- Credit Lyonnais Tower, France

- Prism Tower, New York




Links for resources:

Official website (biography, projects, news)


Portrait (from the Pritzker Prize's website)


Sketches of projects, MoMA, New York


Prism Tower, New York, article (context, structure and description), The Ornamental Metal Institute Of New York


Dior's flagship store (background, photos and architectural plans)


Detailed biography, Britannica


Centre Pompidou exhibition's article by Marie Christine Loriers


The architect explaining his work on TV (In French with English subtitles, transcript and context)


Laureate profile and biography, Praemium Imperiale


Short biography and audio recordings (in French)


Short biography including referenced photographs of various projects


Interview (in English) about Suzhou's Cultural Centre


Further research:

- Pritzker Prize


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