SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates) is a multiple award-winning architectural firm based in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1995 by two Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima (妹島 和世 1956-) and Ryue Nishizawa (西沢立衛 1966-). In 2010, Sejima and Nishizawa were awarded the Pritzker Prize. Examples of their work include the Toledo Museum of Art's Glass Pavilion in Toledo, Ohio; the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, NY; the Rolex Learning Center at EPFL in Lausanne; the Serpentine Pavilion in London; the Christian Dior Building in Omotesando in Tokyo; the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa; and the Louvre-Lens Museum in France.
In 1995, Kazuyo Sejima (born in 1956) and Ryue Nishizawa (born in 1966) founded SANAA. Examples of their groundbreaking work include, among others, the Rolex Learning Center at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland; the Toledo Museum of Art's Glass Pavilion in Toledo, Ohio; the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, NY: the Serpentine Pavilion in London; the Christian Dior Building in Omotesando in Tokyo; and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. They later won the Golden Lion in 2004 for the most significant work in the Ninth International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. In 2010, they were awarded the Pritzker Prize, which made Sejima the second female to win this prize.Chika-Chika doomn
Sana'a is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. At an altitude of 2,300 metres (7,500ft), it is also one of the highest capital cities in the world. Sana'a has a population of approximately 1,937,500 (2012), making it Yemen's largest city.
The old city of Sana'a, a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site, has a distinctive visual character due to its unique architectural characteristics, most notably expressed in its multi-storey buildings decorated with geometric patterns. In the conflict that raged in 2015, bombs hit UNESCO sites. Located here is the Great Mosque of Sana'a, the largest in the city.
Yemen’s civil war has been raging since 2014, when a minority Shia group of Houthi Rebels took over the capital, Sanaa, forcing the previous president, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, to flee ... In 2018, The WorldFood Programme announced that 1,200,000 kg of food was “diverted” from its original destination in the country’s capital, Sanaa.
“We could not afford it, we came just to have a look and take photos with the sheep,” Ghaleb al-Dhamari, a 40-year-old Yemeni tells Efe at Sanaa’s main livestock market. “Prices are very high, I can’t pay 90,000 Yemeni riyals (around $150) for the sheep,” he laments while touring the market with his wife and three children.
Just to the east of the Old City of Sanaa sits Sanaa’s biggest livestock market, Nuqum, named after its location. SalemOmar al-Dhabiah says he has been travelling from Al-Marawiah in Hodeidah governorate to Sanaa since the 1970s to sell hundreds of sheep ahead of every Eid Al-Adha in the Nuqum market.
... war which has jolted global agricultural markets ... But the prices are unbelievably very high compared to last year,” said Hamoud al-Asri at a market in Sanaa, Yemen, where a ceasefire earlier this year has brought respite from seven years of war but millions still face hunger.
... war which has jolted global agricultural markets ... But the prices are unbelievably very high compared to the last year,” said Hamoud al-Asri at a market in Sanaa, Yemen, where a ceasefire earlier this year has brought respite from seven years of war but millions still face hunger.
One week before Ramadan, the souks of Sanaa are bustling with activity. The malls are busy, the markets packed with people and produce ...Mohammed Fuad, a local from Sanaa, struggles to conceal his frustration about this difficult period ... AbdullahQasim lives in Sanaa with his seven-member family.
SANAA/ADEN (Reuters) – Yemenis welcomed a nationwide U.N.-brokered ceasefire due to come into effect on Saturday evening as a glimmer of hope in a country ... Customers in a busy Sanaa market welcomed the possibility that the truce might herald real progress after years of hardship.
Customers in a busy Sanaa market welcomed the possibility that the truce might herald real progress after years of hardship ... Should the strikes on Sanaa stop, the airport open, Hodeidah port open, then we will feel there is a truce, that it has something tangible," said Najeeb al-Bashiri, a government employee.
by SanaaKamal. GAZA/RAMALLAH, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Palestinians flock into markets and shopping malls in Gaza and West Bank to prepare for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which will start on Saturday, amid the noticeable rise in prices of commodities ... markets and malls in Gaza.