Shigeru Ban The Archives
Disappointed that most architecture is built for the privileged, rather than society, Shigeru Ban has dedicated much of his career to building affordable, livable and safe emergency shelters for post-disaster areas. As described by TED: Long before sustainability became a buzzword, architect Shigeru Ban had begun his experiments with ecologically-sound building materials such as cardboard [...]
Japanese firm Horibe Associates has completed this combined home and dog-grooming salon in Japan’s Åita prefecture (+ slideshow). The house by Horibe Associates is located on a long, thin plot surrounded by rice fields and features a mono-pitched roof.
News: Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron has been selected to design a visual culture museum in Hong Kong’s new West Kowloon Cultural District.
Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in our second movie from New York, designer Stephen Burks takes us to the High Line and explains how the elevated park is helping to transform the surrounding areas of the city. The High Line, New York
Click here to view the embedded video. At the gardens of the Arsenale designed by Piet Oudolf, a small pavilion, the Casa Scaffali, encloses a fantastic world of smells, textures and artifacts, a Wunderkammer (wonder-room) curated by NY-based Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
While OMA is busy finalising designs for a new home for the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, the arts organisation has temporarily moved into a pavilion with cardboard columns by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban (+ slideshow).
Hosted by the faculties of Architecture and of Inter-Media at the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou, the ‘Made With Bamboo: Architecture, Arts & Crafts’ event will take place Monday, October 29th at 6:30pm. The aim of this presentation is to grow the appreciation of this wonder grass and the most outstanding architects, designers and [...]