Japanese firm wins prestigious Priztker prize

  • The New Museum designed by SANAA.  via Inhabitat.

    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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