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Library of a Poet- Zushi, Kanagawa, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Building: Library of a Poet
Location: Zushi, Kanagawa, Japan
Completed: 1991
Architect: Shigeru Ban

AE Interests: paper tube, trusses, post-tensioned steel wires, span, cantilevers, sustainability

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Curtain Wall House – Tokyo, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Building: Curtain Wall House
Location: Tokyo Japan
Completed: 1995
Architect: Shigeru Ban

AE Interests: creative materials, open plan, open facade, curtain, glazed doors

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Japan Pavilion, Expo 2000 – Hannover, Germany

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Building: Japan Pavilion, Expo 2000
Location: Hannover, Germany
Completed: 2000
Architect: Shigeru Ban
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold and Stefan Polonyi

AE Interests: low impact, grid, paper tubes, tape, DfD, design for disassembly

Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Paper Art Museum – Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Location: Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
Completed: 2002
Architect: Shigeru Ban
Structural Engineer: Hoshino Architect & Engineer
General Contractor: Obayashi Corporation

AE Interests: fiberglass reinforced panels, atrium, spacial continuity, art gallery, moving facade
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Imai Hospital Daycare Center – Odate, Akita, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Building: Imai Hospital Daycare Center
Location: Odate, Akita, Japan
Completed: 2001
Architect: Shigeru Ban

AE Interests: LVL, Laminated Veneer Lumber, plywood, weatherproofing, tunnel, daylighting
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Atsushi Imai Memorial Gymnasium – Odate, Akita, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Location: Odate, Akita, Japan
Completed: 2002
Architect: Shigeru Ban
Structural Engineer: TIS & Partners
Contractor: Obayashi Gumi

AE Interests: LVL, Laminated Veneer Lumber, plywood, dome, span, arches

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Paper Church – Kobe, Japan

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Location: Kobe, Japan
Completed: 1995
Disassembled: 2005
Architect: Shigeru Ban Architects

AE Interests: disaster relief, recycled materials, sustainability, design for disassembly, paper tubes

Related Article: Architect Magazine

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Metal Shutter House – New York City, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 28, 2009

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Building: Metal Shutter House
Location: 524 West 19th Street, West Chelsea, New York, NY
Expected Completion: 2011
Architect: Shigeru Ban

AE Interests: shutters, motors, light control, open plan, universal floor, paper
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Related Article: Dezeen, ArchDaily

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

The Nomadic Museum – Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Posted in Built by Anthony M. Garcia on August 27, 2009

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Location shown:  Santa Monica, California
Architect: Shigeru Ban Architects
Associate Architect: Gensler
Project Principal: David Gensler
Materials: paper tubes, aluminum, fabric

AE Interests: recycled materials, sustainability, design for disassembly

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Centre Pompidou – Metz, France

Posted in Proposed Design by Anthony M. Garcia on August 26, 2009

Building: Centre Pompidou
Location: Metz, France
Completion: May, 2010
Architects: Shigeru Ban, Philip Gumuchdjian, Jean de Gastines
Structural Engineer: Arup
Acoustics Specialist: Commins Acoustics Workshop
Geotechnician: Compétence Géotechnique, Fèves

Shigeru Ban’s design for the Centre Pompidou in Metz, France was chosen over the designs 137 contestants and four other finalists: Herzog & de Meuron, Stéphane Maupin and Pascal Cribier, Foreign Office Architects, and Dominique Perrault.

AE Interests: woven timber roof, tensile membrane of hexagonal modules, glass fiber, teflon
Article: Roof Structure
Article: Construction Photos

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