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SANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends Architecture with Nature


On Grace Farms's pastoral plot of land in New Canaan, Connecticut, the River by Pritzker Prize–winning architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA takes shape.

The Grace Farms Foundation—a faith-based non-profit organization that supports social justice endeavors, the arts, and...
Grace Farms is located in New Canaan, Connecticut, about 4.5 miles north of the Glass House.
Architects Kazuyo Sejima (left) and Ryue Nishizawa (right) on the Grace Farms site.
The 86,000-square-foot structure will hold a 700-person ampitheater, a library, a dining area, communial "living" room,...
An existing barn on the site will be converted into classrooms.
The restrained material palette is composed of concrete, glass, red oak and maple wood, and brick.
The "dining and living" room will have a 300-person capacity and features a coffee bar.
This is what the site looks like today. We eagerly anticipate the opening.
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