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Shigeru Ban

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Shigeru Ban is an architect born in Tokyo in 1957.  He is particularly known for his innovative use of organic materials such as paper, bamboo and engineered wood.  Library of a Poet in Kanagawa,...

Shigeru Ban is an architect born in Tokyo in 1957.  He is particularly known for his innovative use of organic materials such as paper, bamboo and engineered wood.  Library of a Poet in Kanagawa, Japan was Ban’s first permanent building made of paper tubes.  He is currently working on the Centre Pompidou Metz in France.







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