bulthaup Lecture: Ryue Nishizawa
Born in Tokyo in 1966, Ryue Nishizawa received his Master of Architecture degree from Yokohama National University. He joined Kazuyo Sejima & Associates in 1990, and established SANAA with her in 1995. In 1997, Ryue established the Office of Ryue Nishizawa. Ryue is a Professor at the Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture.
Ryue is the recipient of international awards, including the Gold Lion at the 9th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2004, and the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2010.
Significant Works include: the Teshima Art Museum, Weekend House (1998, Gunma), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (2004, Ishikawa), Honmura Lounge & Archive (2004, Naoshima, Kagawa), Moriyama House (2002-05, Tokyo), Marine Station Naoshima (co-designed with Sejima Kazuyo, 2006, Naoshima), Towada Art Center (2008, Aomori).