Shigeru Ban by Jodidio Philip

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ISBN 9783836536929 New Holland Publishers 2016 hardcover

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Master innovator: Challenging accepted notions of architecture From emergency relief shelters to a cardboard cathedral and exhibition spaces in shipping containers, Pritzker prize winning architect Shigeru Ban has made his name with his restlessly inventive response to material and situation, as much as with his humanitarian work at the sites of natural and man made disasters.In the spirit of a three dimensional poetry, Ban uses materials as an incorporated part of his design, selected not for their cutting edge credentials but rather for their expressive ability, their capacity to convey the building’s overall concept. In particular, Ban has made regular use of paper tubing in projects as varied as the Japanese Pavilion at Expo 2000 and emergency shelters for Rwanda s Byumba Refugee Camp.This essential introduction, compiled with Ban s own collaboration, presents every one of his projects to date to survey the full reach and importance of, in the words of the Pritzker Prize jury, ac

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Weight 590 g
Dimensions 14 × 216 × 264 mm