Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010. Art EditionEdition of 200Suisse binding with cover artwork in clamshell box, 12.1 x 15.4 in., 17.60 lb, 466 pages3500Edition: English, French, German
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Limited Art Edition of 200 signed and numbered copies, each with handcrafted mesh cover
Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010. Art Edition3500
The Paper Architect
Challenging the system with inventive repurposing of everyday materials is just the beginning of his genius
Shigeru Ban (b. 1957, Tokyo) attended SCI-Arc in California and earned his degree at the Cooper Union School of Architecture in New York. Based in Tokyo and Paris, Ban consistently challenges accepted notions of architecture, designing a house without walls, or an exhibition space made from paper tubes and shipping containers. This monograph, compiled with the architect’s collaboration, traces his career and features every built work of Shigeru Ban, showing clearly why he is one of the world’s most innovative and significant architects. Unlike many of his peers, Ban can create remarkable residences and still find time to design emergency relief housing for disaster areas from Kobe to New Orleans. Often using paper or cardboard tubes as a structural element, his designs give new meaning to the term “Paper Architect.”
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on numerous major architects, including Norman Foster, Tadao Ando, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid.
Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010. Art EditionEdition of 200Suisse binding with cover artwork in clamshell box, 30.8 x 39 cm, 7.98 kg, 466 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-1792-8Edition: English, French, German
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