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Speaking to Gilles Kepel from the Arab World Institute in Paris, renowned French architect Jean Nouvel talks about his experience designing world-famous buildings throughout the Middle East — including in Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia — as well as adapting Arabian architectural elements into Parisian projects under the principle that “all architecture is local.”

Read a transcript of this interview in French:

« Ici, je suis un architecte arabe », Jean Nouvel répond aux questions de Gilles Kepel pour Al-Monitor