Japanese firm wins prestigious Priztker prize

  • March 29, 2010 11:48

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The New Museum designed by SANAA. via Inhabitat.

The Japanese duo Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners in SANAA, were honored Sunday with architecture's highest award. Their much-talked-about New Museum on the Bowery in New York is one recent, notable project.

LA Times critic Christopher Hawthorne described their best buildings as "known for a reticent, ethereal and nearly weightless quality, often pairing pure-white interiors with broad expanses of glass."

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