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Born: 1956 (Kazuyo Sejima) ; 1966 (Ryue Nishizawa)

Nationality: Japanese

Masterpiece: Rolex Learning Center

Coherant, consistant, always doing the same thing. One of our contants big concerns is how to create a
relation between the inside and outside, this is very important for us to think about.
Ryue Nishizawa


Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa are notable Japanese architects. Sejima studied at Japan Womens University and later in 1987 founded Kazuyo Sejima and Associates. Ryue Nishizawa graduated at Yokohama National University. He established his own firm, Office of Ryue Nishizawa in 1997.

In 1995 Sejima and Nishizawa founded the firm SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates). They both were awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2010 for projects like 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan, Rolex Learning Center in Switzerland etc.

Notable Work

1996 - S-House Okayama, Japan Multimedia Workshop Ogaki, Gifu, Japan

1997 - K-Building Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan M-House Tokyo, Japan N-Museum Nakahechi, Wakayama, Japan

1998 - Park Cafe Koga, Ibaraki, Japan

1999 - O-Museum Iida, Nagano, Japan

2001 - Prada Beauty Lee Garden, Hong Kong

2003 - Christian Dior Building Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan Issey Miyake by Naoki Takizawa Store Tokyo, Japan

2004 - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

2006 - Zollverein School of Management and Design Essen, Germany Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art Toledo, Ohio Naoshima Ferry Terminal Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan Novartis Campus Basel, Switzerland

2007 - New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, New York DeKunstlinie Theatre and Cultural Center Almere, Netherlands

2009 - Derek Lam, shop interior New York, New York Serpentine Gallery Pavilion London, England

2010 - Rolex Learning Center, Switzerland

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