that’s how the guardian describes SANAAs contribution to the annual series of
summer pavilions at the serpentine gallery
SANAA are a tokyo based architectural practice led by sejima kazuyo, and nishizawa ryue. a former collaborator with toyo ito, another luminary of the summer pavilion series, and named ‘young architect of the year’ in japan in 1992, sejima works alongside nishizawa ‚who maintains his own independent practice. together, as SANAA, they have produced a series of striking buildings in japan and other countries, including, a daycare centre, kanagawa (near tokyo), the prada beauty store in hong kong, in 2003, the dior store in ginza, and the zollverein school, in essen, germany.