Shigeru Ban established his own practice in 1985, and now has offices in Tokyo, Paris, and New York
Shigeru Ban established his own practice in 1985, and now has offices in Tokyo, Paris, and New York. The recipient of numerous awards for his architecture, Ban is a professor at Keio University and has taught at Columbia University. This book is more of a showing of how elaborate cardboard architecture can be in a finished state.
These recent monographs on two well-known Japanese architects present some of the best architecture coming out of that country in recent years. Both Shigeru Ban and Kengo Kuma manage to produce a lot more buildings than the contracted bust years of their home country would attest.
Riichi Miyake’s most popular book is Shigeru Ban: Paper in Architecture.
This large-format monograph is the first to chronicle exclusively Shigeru Ban’s explorations in "paper architecture. Informed by a thorough and early interest in sustainable forms, his innovative practice pioneered the use of paper as a structural element in buildings. This book features permanent and temporary structures, ranging from one-off museums and exhibition spaces to emergency structures for communities displaced by natural and man-made catastrophes
Ian Luna is the author (or co-author) of several books on fashion design, architecture, urbanism and .
China (2007, with Yung Ho Chang); Kohn Pedersen Fox Volume 3 (2002); Tokyolife: Art and Design (2008, with Toshiko Mori, Lauren A. Gould, Tom Mes, et a. ; A Bathing Ape (2008, with Nigo); Shigeru Ban: Paper in Architecture.
Shigeru Ban : paper in architecture. Ian Luna, Lauren A. Gould. The first monograph devoted solely on Shigeru Ban's use of paper as a structural element in both permanent and temporary architecture. FF Michelle, Ian Luna, LC João, D Andrea. Kaws, Ian Luna, Lauren A.
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Shigeru Ban : Paper in Architecture by Riichi Miyake. Pulp nonfiction: Architect Shigeru Ban's paper buildings fill pages of new book. Shigeru Ban: Paper in Architecture. BIG, HOT TO COLD: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation.
In the spirit of three-dimensional poetry, Ban uses materials as an integral 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. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Oscar Niemeyer, and Zaha Hadid. Shigeru Ban. Philip Jodidio. Hardcover, 21 x 26 cm, 96 pages. About the series About the series.