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Jean Nouvel Watch

The controversial "Ground Zero mosque," an Islam community center that riled politicos like Newt Gingrich in 2010, is back—well, sort of. Developer Sharif El-Gamal tapped French starchitect Jean Nouvel to design an Islam museum near the World Trade Center. The architect choice makes sense; his Arab Institute in Paris is considered a modern icon. [Architizer; previously]