Pritzker-winning Shigeru Ban is a Japanese Architect, famous for his innovative work with paper, particularly cardboard tubes, to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. He is one of the few world-famous Architects who is dedicated to humanitarian efforts around the World.

Here are the 15 works of Shigeru Ban every architect should visit:

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1.  Cardboard Cathedral, New Zealand

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Cardboard Cathedral, New Zealand
Interior View – Cardboard Cathedral

Year: 2013
Type: Church
Location: New Zealand

2. Centre Pompidou-Metz, France

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Perspective View – Centre Pompidou-Metz

Year: 2010
Type:  Cultural
Location: Metz, France

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3. Metal Shutters House, NewYork

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Metal Shutters House, NewYork
Exterior View – Metal Shutters House

Year: 2011
Type: Apartment
Location: 524 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011, USA

4. Paper Log House, Japan

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Paper Log House, Japan
Front View – Paper Log House

Year: 1995
Type: Temporary Structure
Location: Kobe, Japan

5. Tamedia Office Building, Switzerland

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Tamedia Office Building, Switzerland
Outer View – Tamedia Office Building

Year: 2013
Type: Office Building
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

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6. Curtain Wall House, Japan

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Curtain Wall House, Japan
Exterior View – Curtain Wall House

Year: 1993-1995
Type: Housing
Location: Tokyo, japan

7. Nicolas G. Hayek Center, Japan

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Nicolas G. Hayek Center, Japan
Facade View – Nicolas G. Hayek Center

Year: 2008
Type: Commercial
Location: Tokyo, Japan

8. Nomadic Museum, New York

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Nomadic Museum, New York
Front View – Nomadic Museum

Year: 2005
Type: Museum
Location: New York

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9. Naked House, Japan

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - Naked House, Japan
Side View – Naked House

Year: 2000
Type: Housing
Location: Saitama, Japan

10. New Temporary House

15 Works of Shigeru Ban Every Architect should visit - New Temporary House
View – New Temporary House

Year: 2013
Type: Housing Prototype

11. Furniture House 1, Japan

 Furniture House 1,Japan
Front View – Furniture House 1

Year: 1995
Location: Yamanashi, Japan

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12. Japan Pavilion EXPO 2000 Hannover – Germany

 Japan Pavilion EXPO 2000 HANNOVER - Germany
Interior View – Japan Pavilion EXPO 2000 HANNOVER

Year: 1997-1999
Type: Pavillion
Location: Hannover, Germany

13. Double Roof House, Japan

Double Roof House,Japan
Exterior View – Double Roof House

Year:  1993
Type: Residential
Location: Yamanashi, Japan

14. Paper Temporary Studio, France

Paper Temporary Studio, France
Front facade View – Paper Temporary Studio

Year: 2004
Type: Studio
Location: Paris, France

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15. Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club House – Korea

Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club House - Korea
Side View – Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club House

Year: 2010
Type: Entertainment, Hospitality, Retail, Sports
Location: Yeoju, Korea

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