Born in Ibaragi in 1956, graduated from Japan Women’s University with a Masters in Architecture. Worked for Toyo Ito during several years and in 1987 opened the studio Kazyuo Sejima & Associates. In 1995, together with Ryue Nishizawa, she created SANAA. Among her most important prizes we can highlight the Prize of the Architectural Institute of Japan (2006), and the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2010). Some of her most important designs include the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, the Dior Omotesnado building, the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), the Rolex Learning Center (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), and the Louvre Lens, a satellite of the Louvre museum in the north of France.
Presentation of projects and talk (moderated by Beatrice Galilee).