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SANAA (Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa) is a Japanese duo who has recently won the prestigious architecture  Pritzker Prize.The couple is known throughout the world for their futuristic projects like the Musée Louvre-LENS  in Northern France or the Rolex Leaning Center at the campus of the EPFL in Lausanne. Here is some further information via Bloomberg: “The pair was given the Pritzker Prize by the Hyatt Foundation in Chicago. They will share the $100,000 prize, given annually since 1979 for significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. Sejima and Nishizawa will be presented the award in a May 17 ceremony on Ellis Island in New York Harbor.” Below you have some pictures of the winning team and a few of their projects.



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