NPO Voluntary Architects Network (VAN) + Shigeru Ban Architects have started to set up Paper Partition System (PPS) and cardboard...
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...
The prototype of Paper Temporary House for Korea is a simple structure with paper tubes as columns, paper honeycomb boards...
August 28 – September 3, 2023 The Japanese touring exhibition of “Paper Sanctuary” held in London.The inaugural exhibition took place...
<<Ukraine Relief Projects PHASE 4 Hospital in Lviv PHASE 3 Stove Aid PHASE 2Styrofoam Housing System PHASE 1PPS for Ukraine...
Spazio 3118th-22nd April, 2023  Interior Concept from Shigeru Ban To best accentuate the beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Lamp,...
On February 2, 2021, Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) demonstrated Paper Partition System at mock vaccination center in Komatsu, Ishikawa.Cooperated with:...
VAN has developed the“Paper Partition System”to be used in order to prevent spreading of virus transmitted through droplets.  March 14th,–...
Shortly after the fire at Notre-Dame de Paris occurred on 15th of April, 2019, we proposed a temporary structure in...
Typhoon Hagibis(2019) strike eastern Japan. Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) provided Paper Partition System and Honeycomb Board Beds in evacuation facilities...
The Grand Palais is a historic exhibition hall and art museum built in 1900 in Champs-Élysées, in the center of...
The Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake, which occurred on September 6, 2018, with a maximum seismic intensity of 7, caused significant...
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...
After 18 years, for the second time at Gallery Ma, the exhibition housed projects in progress, revealing the design philosophy...
This is a prototype for developing a housing system for a 50m² house to be built for 5 million yen...
The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake are a series of earthquakes, including a magnitude 7.0 and 6.2, beneath Kumamoto City in the...
In central Italy, three earthquakes have occurred in a row since August. The damage caused by the earthquake that occurred...
The Kumamoto earthquake was an earthquake with a seismic intensity of 7 observed on April 14 and 16, 2016, causing...
Collaboration work with Jae Eun Choi...
In order to respond to the earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25th, Voluntary Architects’ Network (VAN) and Shigeru Ban...
A temporary paper tube pavilion designed for Martin Gusinde Photo Exhibition at Kyotographie International Photo Festival was built in the...
This is the temporary shelter constructed at Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines, following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in November of 2013....
This temporary nursery school was constructed following the earthquake in Ya’an City, Sichuan, on April 20th, 2013. Lushan County in...
On 20th August 2014, heavy rainfall struck Hiroshima City, Japan which caused huge landslides forcing over 1600 residents to evacuate...
This is a temporary pavilion built at the Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in...
The pavilion is used during the summer months for 3 months then put in storage for the remaining time so...
This is a structure inspired by the environment as well as the culture and heritage of the UAE. This structure,...
Instead of being supported by conventional columns and walls, this “Furniture House” is supported structurally by the furniture itself, creating...
The pavilion is composed of a L-shape existing concrete wall, 6 paper tubes columns and a paper tubes truss roof...
This temporary pavilion was designed for the “Garage Center” art gallery in Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia. It was requested that...
This is the first large scale individual exhibition, consisting of not only small models images, and photographs, but of full...
This exhibition was designed to display sketches and posters produced by Irving Penn, in collaboration with Issey Miyake. The exhibition...