Water as a conductor between yesterday and today. Suimei Pavilion by Kazuyo Sejima

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Producer and curator
Watari-um, the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art.
Tokyo Metropolitan GovernmentArts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), and Executive Committee of Pavilion Tokyo 2021.
The pavilion "Suimei" designed by Kazuyo Sejima was built at the site of Enryokan in the Hamarikyu Gardens in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
From, July 1st, until September 5th, 2021.
Sepecial notes
Do not touch the pavilion.
Do not enter the lawn surrounded by roping.
Please try not to stay too long to obstruct the passage of other visitors.
Hama-rikyu Gardens are stated as a National Special Place of Scenic Beauty as well as a Special Historic Site. Please follow the rules set by the garden.
Pets are not allowed in the garden (except for service dogs).
Hama-rikyu Gardens are no-smoking site. There are no smoking areas.


Kazuyo Sejima. Architect. Born 1956 in Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. Master’s in Architecture, Japan Women’s University, 1981. Worked in office of Toyo Ito before founding Kazuyo Sejima and Associates in 1987. Founded SANAA with Ryue Nishizawa in 1995. Awards won by SANAA include the Arnold Brunner Memorial Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2002), the Golden Lion at the 9th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2004), a design prize from the Architectural Institute of Japan (2006), the Kunstpreis Berlin from the Berlin Academy of Arts (2007), and the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2010). Works by SANAA include the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art; the De Kunstlinie Theater and Cultural Center in Almere...




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