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Shigeru Ban (1957- )Subscription

Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize Shigeru Ban became known as the sustainable paper architect but behind the cardboard aesthetics lie deep humanitarianism and high-tech aspirations

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Shigeru Ban's Paper Architecture

The Case to Build in Paper: Shigeru Ban wins 2014 Pritzker PrizeSubscription

By James Mitchell

Shigeru Ban’s winning of the Pritzker Prize provides architects everywhere with the critical impetus to take his signature material seriously


Interview with Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru BanSubscription

By Jeremy Melvin

This year’s Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban is renowned both for his innovative work with paper and deep humanitarian concerns. He discusses moving beyond Japanese architecture and why he thinks it is ‘too early to win the Pritzker’


Why is Aspen's new art museum so divisive?Subscription

Tom Ravenscroft on the Aspen Art Museum by Shigeru Ban Architects


Cardboard Cathedral by Shigeru Ban in Christchurch, New ZealandSubscription

Rising from the ruins: Shigeru Ban’s temporary structure speaks hope after the disasterous Christchurch earthquake


Centre Pompidou-Metz by Shigeru Ban Architects & Jean de Gastines Architectes, FranceSubscription

The compromised concept of the Pompidu’s new outpost in Metz fails to impress


Container Art in Santa Monica by Shigeru BanSubscription

Shigeru Ban’s inventive yet frugal Nomadic Museum berths on the Santa Monica beachfront


Paper Palace in Hanover by Shigeru BanSubscription

The Japanese pavillion is the biggest paper structure ever built, and one of the boldest attempts to meet the Expo organizers aims of generating sustainable, humane construction by using advanced technology

Shigeru Ban's Pompidou of the South

Metz, France – Shigeru Ban's new Pompidou Centre nears completionSubscription

Shigeru Ban’s ‘Pompidou of the South’ prepares to open