Lecture(only in Japanese)

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November 3, 2017(Fri.) - November 3, 2017(Fri.)
Topic: Community and Architecture (a tentative topic)
Fri 3 November (National holiday)
11:00~12:00(Door opening 10:30~)
MARUGEN100(Lecture Hall)
Sejima Kazuyo
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Sejima was born in the Prefecture of Ibaraki, Japan, in 1956 and set up Kazuyo Sejima& Associates in 1987. In 1995, Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa founded SANAA.  Sejima was a director for the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale in 2012.  Her records of winning awards are the Prize of AIJ (Architectural Institute of Japan)*, the Golden Lion for the most significant work in the International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale*, the Pritzker Prize*, the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) and the Medal with Purple Ribbon. Today she teaches as a Visiting Professor, Yokohama National University Y-GSA (Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture),Polytechnic University of Milan, the University of Applied Arts Vienna and Japan Women's University.  Her main work includes a large number of successful buildings, such as House in a Plum Grove; Inujima "Art House Project"; the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art* in Kanazawa,Japan; the New Museum of Contemporary Art* in New York, USA; the Serpentine Pavilion*; the Rolex Learning Center* in Lausanne, Switzerland; the Louvre-Lens Museum* in Lens, France; Grace Farms* in New Canaan, USA; the Sumida Hokusai Museum in Tokyo, Japan. Sogin TACT Tsuruoka (Tsuruoka culture center) 荘銀タクト鶴岡(鶴岡市文化会館)will open on March in 2018. (* means as SANAA’s work).

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