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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