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Shigeru Ban builds temporary shelters from paper for Japan flooding victims

July 31, 2018 India Block 0

Pritzker Prize-winner Shigeru Ban has joined the disaster relief effort in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, personally setting up his Paper Partition System for evacuees. The Japanese architect joined the team from the Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) to construct a set of paper and fabric dividers inside school gymnasiums where survivors of the torrential rain are taking

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Shigeru Ban builds temporary shelters from paper for Japan flooding victims

July 31, 2018 India Block 0

Pritzker Prize-winner Shigeru Ban has joined the disaster relief effort in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, personally setting up his Paper Partition System for evacuees. The Japanese architect joined the team from the Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) to construct a set of paper and fabric dividers inside school gymnasiums where survivors of the torrential rain are taking

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Shigeru Ban to build “pagoda in the park” as his first UK building

January 15, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has teamed up with cross-laminated-timber expert Waugh Thistleton to design his first UK building – a five-storey house that will be built beside London’s River Thames. Southwark Council last week granted planning approval for the so-called “pagoda in the park”, which is proposed at Potters Fields, behind City Hall and a

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Shigeru Ban unveils interiors for “world’s tallest” hybrid timber tower in Vancouver

December 11, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

These new images offer a glimpse inside Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House for Vancouver, set to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world once complete. Ban’s residential tower is expected to reach 71 metres at its tip – a feat that its developers Port Living say will make it the “world’s tallest hybrid timber structure”.

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Shigeru Ban’s La Seine Musicale incorporates a wall of moving solar panels

October 3, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has completed a music complex near Paris, featuring an egg-shaped auditorium and a wall of solar panels that move to follow the path of the sun. The Japanese architect’s Paris-based office won an international competition held in 2013 to design La Seine Musicale – a musical facility comprising a large

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First apartment unveiled inside Shigeru Ban’s revamped Cast Iron House

August 21, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

New photos have been released showing one of the homes inside Cast Iron House – the 135-year-old New York building that is being overhauled by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Ban has designed an all-new interior for the cast-iron-clad building on the corner of 67 Franklin Street, Tribeca, which was built in 1882. Once the renovation is complete, the

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Shigeru Ban reveals new details of “world’s tallest hybrid timber structure” for Vancouver

June 5, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

New images have been released of Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House, a 19-storey residential tower for Vancouver that will boast a pioneering hybrid structure of wood, concrete and steel. Designed for the Vancouver waterfront, the Japanese architect first unveiled plans for Terrace House last year. The initial visual showed a mono-pitched timber-framed structure clad in glass that was to be supported

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