Jean-Paul Viguier

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Jean-Paul Viguier
Born May 4, 1946
Azas, France
Nationality French
Occupation Architect
Practice Jean-Paul Viguier SA
Buildings Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Parc André Citroën
Cœur Défense

Jean-Paul Viguier (b. May 4, 1946) is a French architect. He is considered one of the world's leading architects and one of the few French ones to work extensively outside of Europe.[1][2] Amongst buildings he has designed are the headquarters for France Télévisions and Bristol-Myers Squibb, Muséum de Toulouse, Cœur Défense and the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, the latter of which is listed on the American Institute of Architects' "America's Favorite Architecture" list.[1][2][3]

Notable works[edit]


  1. ^ a b Details in architecture:creative detailing by some of the world's leading architects. Images Publishing. 1999. p. 202. ISBN 1-86470-038-6. 
  2. ^ a b Jodidio, Philip (2002). Jean-Paul Viguier:architecture 1992-2002. Birkhäuser Verlag. ISBN 3-7643-6500-5. 
  3. ^ Galindo, Michelle (2005). Chicago: architecture & design. teNeues. p. 98. ISBN 978-3-8327-9025-7.