Meet the extraordinary man who has been called "the architect of the people" and the first man to use paper as a building structure material, Shigeru Ban. He is the founder of Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN). He built refugee homes in Rwanda and evacuation homes in Japan and China and also helped built churches and schools to aid victims of natural disasters. "Paper buildings cannot be destroyed by earthquakes." Shigeru Ban http://www.thextraordinary.org/shigeru-ban

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Built by Shigeru Ban Architects in Metz, France with date 2010. Images by Didier Boy De La Tour. My first thoughts when beginning the design were two recent phenomena concerning art museums throughout the world tod...

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Image 1 of 13 from gallery of Centre Pompidou-Metz / Shigeru Ban Architects. Photograph by Didier Boy De La Tour

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shigeru ban interview - designboom: what is the best moment of the day? dinner time, as this is the only time I have to relax.

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