The Japanese touring exhibition of “Paper Sanctuary” held in London. Place: MUJI Naoetsu (Joetsu city in Niigata) Duration: February 13...
January 13 – February 4, 2024 The Japanese touring exhibition of “Paper Sanctuary” held in London.The inaugural exhibition took place...
Disaster Relief Project for 2023 Hawaii-Maui Wildfires Dec.4th-Dec.7th 2023 Collaborators:Hawaii Off-GridUniversity of Hawaiʻi Maui CollegeSchool of Architecture University of Hawaiʻi...
Exploiting the magnificent views of the Sea of Japan, the building is designed in a horizontal orientation, running parallel to...
August 28 – September 3, 2023 The Japanese touring exhibition of “Paper Sanctuary” held in London.The inaugural exhibition took place...
Spazio 3118th-22nd April, 2023  Interior Concept from Shigeru Ban To best accentuate the beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Lamp,...
This is a plan of an accommodation facility where guests can experience“zazen” on a small, lush site on Awaji Island....
Second project for “Shishi-iwa House” in Karuizawa. The simple two-story rectangular plan evolved from the very tight rectangular site. The...
On February 2, 2021, Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) demonstrated Paper Partition System at mock vaccination center in Komatsu, Ishikawa.Cooperated with:...
The restaurant is built in the midst of a large natural field and serves fresh vegetables from there. The thatched...
The project consists of a gut renovation of an existing landmarked commercial building, renowned for its ornate cast iron façade,...
Due to Japan’s excessive regulations against timber structures, it is impossible to build a “pure” mid-rise timber structure, so a...
Hamlet is a four-building complex that serves as an executive training center and accommodation built next to the Haesley Nine...
VAN has developed the“Paper Partition System”to be used in order to prevent spreading of virus transmitted through droplets.  March 14th,–...
A grid was found to accommodate storage, display shelves, lighting, and air conditioning for the cafe’s needs, and the entire...
Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) and Shigeru Ban Architects provided 1300 units of Paper Partition System (PPS) as a relief to...
Villa-type accommodation facility planned in a vast forest of about 16,000m². With taking advantage of the shape of the land,...
This small book shop / café space, also used as community space for local residents and students, is an extension...
A new living room is added to a cottage at the foot of Yatsugatake. On the gable side of the...
This art museum explores a building typology where the art museum and the activities of the park are not separate,...
Located in Biel/Bienne, the heart of Swiss watch making, The campus involves two brands, namely Omega and Swatch, clearly distinguishes...
The Kur Restaurant is composed of paper tubes made of wood and recycled paper. It serves as the reception to...
When visiting the site in Karuizawa, there was a forest unique to Karuizawa where beautiful trees grow thick. The first...
Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) installed 32units of Paper Partition System and 14 Honeycomb Board Beds in some emergency facilities in...
Typhoon Hagibis(2019) strike eastern Japan. Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) provided Paper Partition System and Honeycomb Board Beds in evacuation facilities...
This greenhouse is composed of arches made from paper tubes connected by metal joints. on the exterior, a ready-made greenhouse...
This dome is a part of Keio University‘s SBC project (Student-Build Campus). Since the construction work by students was required,...
This is an extension and renovation design for the existing terminal building at Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport, taking into account...
This dome is a part of Keio University‘s SBC project (Student-Build Campus). Since the construction work by students was required,...
This hotel accommodates about 150 rooms and is built in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture. In order to position the architecture...
The upper and lower floors are gently connected by a slope in a space where Y-shaped arch columns of laminated...
The heavy rains in western Japan (heavy rains of July 2018) were heavy rain disasters that occurred from June 28...
Commonly used as flooring materials in China, bamboo flooring (thickness: 17mm, width: 130mm, length: 1,100mm ) with bolt fasteners form...
In developing a dome with a diameter of 35.6m and a height of 6.95m, the idea was to use an...
The complex site with irregular angles and a steep slope was further restricted in having to consider the possibility of...
The building with timber latticed facade reflected in the water is a symbolic representation of Fuji as a “mountain of...
This project is for a music hall complex including a multi-purpose hall, classical music hall and school of music, located...
After 18 years, for the second time at Gallery Ma, the exhibition housed projects in progress, revealing the design philosophy...