1 March 2023 17:30Kazuyo Sejima's Lecture: "SANAA: Construction and Structure"


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Registrations are closed.
Those who register on the waiting list at reception will be able to attend the conference projected in Aula A Aldo Rossi on the 1st floor.

On the occasion of the Exhibition “SANAA: Construction and structure with works of Walter Niedermayr” the architect Kazuyo Sejima will hold a conference to talk about her projects and the relationship between the phases of the construction site and the essence of the completed project.

Born in Ibaraki Japan, Kazuyo Sejima received a degree in architecture from the Japan Women’s University in 1981. In 1987 she opened her own studio in Tokyo and then in 1995, together with Ryue Nishizawa, she founded SANAA. Her own works include House in Plum Grove, Inujima Art House project, and Japan Women’s University Mejiro Campus. SANAA’s main works include the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, the Rolex Learning Center (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Louvre-Lens, Grace Farms, and La Samaritaine. In 2010 Kazuyo Sejima was appointed director of the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of Venice Biennale. Her honors include the Japan Architecture Award, Venice Biennale Golden Lion Award, Rolf Schock Prize in Category of Visual Arts, Pritzker Architecture Prize, Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Letters, Prix de l’Équerre d’Argent, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, and Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture, The Praemium Imperiale awards in honor of Prince Takamatsu. She is professor at Politecnico di Milano, and teaching at Japan Women’s University and Osaka University of Arts as a visiting professor.

Free admission with compulsory registration subject to availability


1 March 2023


Politecnico di Milano, Aula Rogers

Via Ampère, 2 - Milano


Politecnico di Milano