website: www.shigerubanarchitects.com

awards: 2014 Pritzker Prize

Shigeru Ban (坂茂, Ban Shigeru; born 1957 in Tokyo, Japan) is an accomplished Japanese and internationalarchitect, most famous for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard paper tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. Shigeru Ban was the winner in 2005 at age 48 of the 40th annualThomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He was profiled by TimeMagazine in their projection of 21st century innovators in the field of architecture and design.

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Onagawa Station

Onagawa Station

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Location: Onagawa, Japan
Architect/Designer: Shigeru Ban
Tamedia Zurich

Tamedia Zurich

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Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Architect/Designer: Shigeru Ban
Nine Bridges Resort

Nine Bridges Resort

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Location: Jeju Island, Korea
Architect/Designer: Shigeru Ban
Christchurch Temporary Catherdral

Christchurch Temporary Catherdral

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Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Architect/Designer: Shigeru Ban

Nicolas G Hayek Center

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Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect/Designers: Shigeru Ban

Centre Pompidou-Metz

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Location: Metz, France
Architect/Designers: Shigeru Ban + Jean de Gastines

The Nomadic Museum

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Architect/Designers: Shigeru Ban