Kazuyo<br />Sejima


Architect. Born in 1956 at Ibaragi. Graduated from Japan Women’s University with Master Degree in Architecture. Worked for Toyo Ito office for several years and established Kazyuo Sejima & Associates in 1987. In 1995, she established SANAA with Ryue NIshizawa. Main awards are The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan, The ministry of Education’s Art Encouragement Prize, Pritzker Architecture Prize 2010. Main projects include 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, The Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, Christian Dior Building Omotesnado, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Rolex Learning Cetner (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne). Currently, Louvre Lens project is under construction.