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Shigeru Ban: the paper architect and humanitarian pioneer

Shigeru Ban: the paper architect and humanitarian pioneer

The Paper Log House is one of Ban’s humanitarian designs. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is best known for his innovative work with

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Design Miami/Basel

The 10th edition of Design Miami Basel is taking place this week in the Swiss city, drawing together collectable designs, new commissions and a specially

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Icon Awards 2014: shortlist revealed

The judges have announced the nominees for this year’s awards Icon is pleased to reveal the nominees for the 2014 Icon Awards. During a session

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Make it Right Foundation: Rebuilding New Orleans

(image: Virginia Miller, Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald) New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward is being rebuilt by an army of famous architects recruited by Brad Pitt. While some

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Shigeru Ban: the sustainable architect

Shigeru Ban has used recycled cardboard tubes, his signature material, to build everything from shelters for earthquake victims to pavilions for luxury brands. As work

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Shigeru Ban: the sustainable architect

Shigeru Ban has used recycled cardboard tubes, his signature material, to build everything from shelters for earthquake victims to pavilions for luxury brands. As work

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Villa Vista by Shigeru Ban Architects

Villa Vista is a private home built by the Japanese practice Shigeru Ban Architects on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, situated on top of

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Villa Vista by Shigeru Ban Architects

Villa Vista is a private home built by the Japanese practice Shigeru Ban Architects on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, situated on top of

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Shigeru Ban’s Pompidou Centre

The hexagonal forms of the timber roof are interwoven around a central spine (image: Sergio Pirrone) Eighteen kilometres of beams go into the vast undulating

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Shigeru Ban’s Pompidou Centre

The hexagonal forms of the timber roof are interwoven around a central spine (image: Sergio Pirrone) Eighteen kilometres of beams go into the vast undulating

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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