Ryūe Nishizawa

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Nishizawa.
Ryue Nishizawa
Born1966 (age 54–55)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Alma materYokohama National University
AwardsPritzker Prize 2010

Ryue Nishizawa (西沢 立衛, Nishizawa Ryūe, born 1966) is a Japanese architect and university professor at Yokohama National University. Nishizawa won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2010.[1]

Career[change | change source]

In 1995, he started a partnership with Kazuyo Sejima in Tokyo.[1] It was called SANAA.[2]

In 1997, he started the independent Office of Ryūe Nishizawa.[1]

Projects[change | change source]

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Name City State/Country Completed Other Information Image
Weekend House[3] Usui Gunma, Japan 1998
House in Kamakura[4] Kamakura Kanagawa, Japan 2001
Takeo Head Office Store Tokyo Tokyo, Japan 2001
Ichikawa Apartments[5] Ichkawa Chiba, Japan 2001
Funabashi Apartment Building[6] Funabashi Chiba, Japan 2004
Love Planet Museum Okayama, Japan 2003
Benesse Art Site Naoshima Office[7] Naoshima Kagawa, Japan 2004
House A[8] Tokyo Tokyo, Japan 2004
Moriyama House[9] Tokyo Tokyo, Japan 2005
Naoshima Museum Naoshima Kagawa, Japan 2005
Towada Art Centre[10] Towada Aomori, Japan 2005 Towada art center.JPG
Teshima Art Museum[11] Toshima Kagawa, Japan 2010 Teshima Art Museum.jpg

Unbuilt[change | change source]

  • Video Pavilion,[12] Kagawa, Japan, 2003

Honors[change | change source]

  • Venice Biennale Golden Lion, 2004.[1]
  • Pritzker Prize, 2010.[1]
  • Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal, 2019[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Kazuyo Sejima & Ryue Nishizawa—2010 Laureates, Biography"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  2. SANAA is an acronym. SANAA stands for "Sejima And Nishizawa And Associates".
  3. ArchSource, "Weekend House"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  4. ArchSource, "House in Kamakura"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  5. ArchSource, "Ichikawa Apartments"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  6. ArchSource, "Funabashi Apartment Building"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  7. Setouchi International Art Festival, "Ryue Nishizawa"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  8. ArchSource, "House A"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  9. ArchSource, "Moriyama House"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  10. ArchSource, "Towada Art Centre"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  11. Setouchi International Art Festival, "Teshima Art Museum"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  12. ArchSource, Video Pavilion"; retrieved 2012-3-1.
  13. "Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists in Architecture". UVA Today. 2019-03-06. Retrieved 2019-03-09.

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