Ryue Nishizawa
Born1966 (age 57–58)
Alma materYokohama National University
AwardsRolf Schock Prizes in Vsual Arts (2005)
Pritzker Prize (2010)

Ryue Nishizawa (西沢 立衛, Nishizawa Ryūe, born 1966 in Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese architect based in Tokyo. He is a graduate of Yokohama National University, and is director of his own firm, Office of Ryue Nishizawa, established in 1997. In 1995, he co-founded the firm SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates) with the architect Kazuyo Sejima. In 2010, he became the youngest recipient ever of the Pritzker Prize, together with Sejima.[1]




  1. ^ Pritzker Prize 2010 Media Kit, retrieved 29 March 2010

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