Award Name : Pritzker Architecture Prize
Year of Award : 2010
Award for : Architecture
Location : Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Ryue Nishizawa (born 1966, 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.