Jean Nouvel’s Costa Plana. Photos & text by Corey Sabourin

Above: Costa Plana's pool was meant to have an edge disappearing toward the sea that would drain off to create a waterfall, but it was impossible. A wall of flowers was installed instead. 

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I'm off to Berlin tomorrow and then Vienna Fashion Week next week but before I go, I wanted to share a report from my friend Corey who spent his summer holiday in the French countryside.


Glenn Belverio 

Above: Nouvel aimed for a design of

Glenn Belverio

Glenn Belverio is a writer and New Yorker. He has been reporting for ASVOF since 2005 and currently works at The Museum of Modern Art as the Content Manager for MoMA Design Store.