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a life in architecture nigel slater

Food writer Nigel Slater's favourite building has to be 'somewhere where I feel comfortable but excited; somewhere where I don't quite belong'. One such building is Jean Nouvel's Institut du Monde Arabe near the Seine in Paris (below). Once beyond its two very tall marble-clad pillars, set at a slight angle to each other, 'you feel you are going into a very special place - a different world'.

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