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Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA

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Kazuyo Sejima /
1956 : Born in Ibaraki Prefecture
1981 : Graduated from Japan Women’s University with Masters Degree in Architecture
Joined Toyo Ito & Associates
1987 : Established Kazuyo Sejima & Associates
1995 : Established SANAA with Ryue Nishizawa

Ryue Nishizawa /
1966 : Born in Kanagawa Prefecture
1990 : Graduated from Yokohama National University with Masters Degree in Architecture
Joined Kazuyo Sejima & Associates
1995 : Established SANAA with Kazuyo Sejima
1997 : Established Office of Ryue Nishizawa
2010 : Professor at Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture (Y-GSA)

< Major Works >
2003 : Christian Dior Building Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan
2004 : 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa Japan
2006 : Zollverein School of management and design, Essen, Germany
The Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Novartis Campus WSJ-158 Office Building, Basel, Switzerland
Naoshima Ferrey Terminal, Kagawa, Japan
2007 : Stadstheater Almere ‘De Kunstlinie’, Almere, the Netherlands
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA

< Recent Projects >
Dior Omotesando, Tokyo
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Toledo Museum of Art; Glass Pavillion, USA
Zollverein school of Management and Design, Germany
Novartis Office Building, Switzerland
Marine Station Naoshima, Kagawa
“De Kunstlinie” Theatre and Cultural Centre, Almere, the Netherlands
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA

< Current Projects >
Learning Center, EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland
Louvre Lens, Paris, France
Vitra Factory Building, Weil am Rhein, Germany
etc.

< Publications >
2003 : Monograph, “KAZUYO SEJIMA + RYUE NISHIZAWA / SANAA WORKS 1995 – 2003”TOTO Shuppan, Japan
2004 : “Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa 2000/2004” “EL CROQUIS, No. 121/122, Spain
2005 : “GA Sejima Kazuyo + Nishizawa Ryue Dokuhon,” A.D.A, EDITA, Japan
2005 : GA ARCHITECT 18 “Kazuyo Sejima, Ryue Nishizawa /1987-2006.” A.D.A, EDITA, Japan