A temporary tower made of paper tubes designed for the London Design Festival. The aims of this project were to...
This collaborative project between Japanese and Chinese universities involved the design and construction of paper-tube-structured temporary classrooms at the elementary...
Owned by an art and plant collector, Quinta Botanica overlooks the ocean from a cliff in Algarve, the southernmost region...
The Paper tea house is made of square paper tubes. Walls are connected by a steel rod and the roof...
Paper church had played the role as the community center opened to the multi-national neighborhood after the earthquake in Kobe....
As an information center and press center for the 2006 Singapore Biennale, this is the first space frame structure to...
A bridge using paper tubes was constructed in Nîmes (France) next to a Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard which is...
The Nomadic Museum, a mobile exhibition hall dedicated to the photographs and video exhibitions by photographer Gregory Colbert, was built...
This temporary architecture was built as an homage to the artist, Paul Cezanne, in commemoration of the Cezanne in Provence...
The voyage of the Nomadic Museum began in New York in 2005, and later traveled to Santa Monica near Los...
The new Paper Partition System was invented to improve the previous systems. This new system composed of columns and beams...
This paper partition system was developed for refugees form the Fukuoka earthquake that struck in 2005. The main issue in...
This boathouse, sheltering a historically significant canal boat, is made of a triangular-lattice paper-tube grid-shell structure, covered by corrugated polycarbonate...
After the Niigata earthquake many families took refuge in gymnasiums, where they had to share space with strangers for the...
From winning the competition for the new Centre Pompidou in Metz came permission to build a temporary studio atop the...
The Nomadic Paper Dome is a hemispherical paper tube structure designed as a temporary theater for a mime group in...
The design for this exhibition required a system which would be flexible and adjustable to travel from one location to...
By building this paper tube arch structure, the architecture students of the Ban Laboratory at Keio University not only created...
The theme for the 2000 Hannover Expo was sustainability, so a completely recyclable pavilion was designed. The pavilion took the...
The Paper Arch is made entirely of paper tubes, spanning over the sculpture garden of the MoMA in New York,...
Constructed in coordination with a local volunteer organization, the Paper Log Houses aimed to alleviate the homelessness following the earthquake...
The main design focus for this children’s art museum was to create an ideal facility made of a material familiar...
In 1995, Shigeru Ban became involved in the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) efforts to provide temporary housing...
This permanent paper shelter was designed for a contractor of wooden houses. Because paper tubes cannot be bent, a segmented...
For performances of both Japanese and Chinese traditional drama at the Kabuki-Za Theatre, paper tube stage sets were designed for...
This community center and house of worship was built on the site of Takatori Church which had been destroyed in...
The design criteria for the temporary housing for the Kobe Earthquake victims called for an inexpensive structure that could be...
The first permanent paper tube structure, the Paper House is organized on a 10 x 10 meter plan with 110...
This is a gallery made from a paper tube structure. All vertical loads are carried by the paper tubes and...
The paper tube truss of the East Gate of the Odawara Festival was again employed in the Library of a...
Because building codes did not require official permits for the construction of gates, the East Gate of the Odawara Festival...
To build a multipurpose hall for Odawara’s 50th anniversary, the city’s mayor requested timber architecture. Paper tubes were suggested instead...
Created for the 1989 Design Expo, the Paper Arbor is comprised of 48 water-proofed paper tubes that fit into a...