Shigeru Ban | the artist
The artist Shigeru Ban
Born 1957, Tokyo, Japan.
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan, .
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shigeru ban architects
shigeru ban talk
<p>shigeru ban began by reflecting on how the architect’s <br />
role has changed in the last three centuries. <br />
he mentioned his doubts about the contributions architects <br />
make to society…</p>
"Even in disaster areas, I want to create beautiful buildings,this is what it means to build a monument for common people"
Shigeru Ban makes it look easy. Winner, less than two years ago, of the Japan Institute of Architectures "Best Young Architect of the Year" award, Ban has a knack for putting together structures whose design elements, while certainly not simple, are easy to grasp, even for the layman…