From industrial workhouse to shigeru ban s master material. In 1995 shigeru ban designed the paper log house in response to the earthquake that devastated kobe. Sustainable architecture, contemporary architecture, landscape architecture, paper tower, eco pods, bali house, shigeru ban, wooded landscaping, bamboo structure timber architecture new york architecture architecture images sustainable architecture architecture details shigeru ban parametric design shadow play interesting buildings. Shigeru ban s japanese traditions inspired humanitarian architecture. Inthe furniture house ban usedbambooforthefirsttimeincontemporaryhousingand. Ban designed a paper emergency shelter for unhcr in byumba refugee camp, rwanda, 199499 as part of ngo voluntary architects network van and paper log house in kobe, japan in 1995.
Western religion takanobu sakuma clearly defines the. In short, it is possible to say that good designs and innovative ideas can solve many problems people face as shigeru ban. Shigeru bans cardboard and bamboo shelters highlighted in. Shigeru ban s furniture house, completed in 1996, is composed of thirtythree prefabricated pieces of furniture, thus earning the name furniture house. Seeking solutions to help the survivors of the 1995 kobe earthquake, shigeru ban designed a temporary shelter to meet the emergency needs caused by the disaster. Shigeru ban, one of inhabitat s favorite architects, is renowned for his disaster relief design and his ingenious. The paper tea house is part of an sale of japanese art and design. Shigeru bans temporary architecture is made to last. The japanese architect shigeru ban is known for his acts of modesty. Wallless house, curtain wall house, paper house every house i built in that period has a different theme. Shigeru ban, the winner of this years pritzker prize, has designed inexpensive homes for disaster victims and penthouses for the one per cent in manhattan. Key projects by 2014 pritzker prize laureate shigeru ban. Paper house, yamanashi, 19931995 built on the shores of yamanaka lake in yamanashi, the paper house and its supporting cardboard structure introduced paper architecture as designed by shigeru ban.
Project name paper log house kobe location kobe, japan project types. Japan, following the devastating great hanshin earthquake of 1995, the paper log house is a 52squaremetre lodge with walls made of 106 mm diameter, 4mm thick paper tubes. Paper log houses kobe, japan, 1995 hualin temporary elementary school chengdu, china, 2008. The full extent of the disaster relief work becomes apparent with systems such as the paper log house, developed in response to the 1995 kobe earthquake and now having had several. Architecture and humanitarian activities, art tower mito, ibaraki, japan ended 12 may.
After an earthquakes in kobe, 1995 shigeru ban spoke with a group of vietnamese who still lived in the temporary plasticsheet tents months after the earthquake. The log paper house appears as an answer to the lack of housing after kobes earthquake in 1995. Shigeru ban, by matilda mcquaid, published by phaidon, london paper log house in bhuj, india, 2001 disasterrelief project photo. Shigeru ban is on a roll these days the internationally acclaimed architect just added yet another newly finished building to his 20 roster. In 2001 ban used the paper log house in india after that country suffered its worst.
Shigeru ban is changing the priorities of architecture. Cheap, light, available in a wide variety of sizes and produced from recycled paper, cardboard had never before been utilized in construction. Ban s own a very small office where he has a cardboard desk and chairs. This system is used in several houses designed by ban, such as the ninesquare grid house 1997 and the sagaponac house in. Shigeru ban paper church kobe, japan, 19952005 disassembled paper emergency shelters for unhcr byumba refugee camp, rwanda, 1999 paper log house turkey, 2000 bhuj, india, 2001. These lowcost, resistant and durable emergency housing units are made of a. Project name paper log house india location bhuj, india project types multifamily project scope. For one thing, he likes to build with paper, a material that is surprisingly strong when rolled into logs. He was profiled by time magazine in their projection of 21stcentury innovators in the field of architecture and design in 2014, ban was named the 37th recipient. Shigeru ban constructs paper log house in the philippines.
Shigeru ban paper log house plan in 1995 shigeru ban designed the paper log house in response to the earthquake that devastated kobe. For more information about shigeru bans 2014 pritzker prize, please read. Paper log house philippines shigeru ban architects. His paper log houses can be adapted and applied easily by anyone. Shigeru ban architects, paper log house art almanac.
In this archival interview, japanese architect shigeru ban disucsses his early disaster relief projects and experimentsw wth mass timber. Four years later, he transformed the paper log house to meet the needs of the people of turkey during the aftermath of another catastrophic earthquake. Paper loghouse in india variant date 2001 associated names. Ban used this system for the first time in the furniture house in lake yamanaka 1996, a singlestorey, openplan, outwardlooking house where, like mies, the interior is organised and arranged by the furniture instead of common partition walls. This largeformat monograph is the first to chronicle exclusively shigeru bans explorations in paper architecture. Shigeru ban signs agreement to design new homes for.
On this basis, we developed our first project the carta collection which uses the natural and biodegradable materials of paper and wood. One of the most important themes in shigeru bans work. Paper log house case study free download as pdf file. See more ideas about architecture, shigeru ban and architecture design. The walls are made from 106mm diameter, 4mm thick paper tubes, with tenting material for the roof. Cambridge, mass harvard design school in association with george braziller, 2002 isbn 0807615080 691. Furniturehouse,curtainwall house,nakedhouse,andjapanesepavilion. Informed by a thorough and early interest in sustainable forms, his innovative practice pioneered the use of paper as a structural element in buildings. We learned that impact of creativity could play positively important role in our lives if used wisely. Shigeru ban creates temporary shelter system for japanese flooding victims. He has since used them in disaster relief projects around the world, from the paper.
Paper log house case study economic sectors design scribd. The way he manages to allocate and use maximum locally sourced materials can be seen in ban s paper log house. Shigeru ban s practice has been praised for balancing between building exquisite private residences for those who can afford them like his paper, furniture, curtain wall, and shutter houses and offering design solutions to house the victims of man made and natural disasters. Under the direction of shigeru ban, the vancouver art gallery has built a version of his 15. Shigeru ban architects architectplanner building type residential building usage shelter materials techniques bamboo, mud associated collections. A tea house made out of paper and cardboard, designed by japanese architect shigeru ban, is to be auctioned in london tomorrow. Shigeru ban to design up to 20,000 new homes for refugees.
Shigeru bans innovative ie paper tube pavilion opens. Ban s mount fuji world heritage center in shizuoka, which opened to the. The paper log house is a structure designed and developed in 1995 by a japanese architecture firm, shigeru ban architects, following a devastating earthquake in kobe, japan that left 300,000 people homeless. Japans shigeru ban is a bonefide starchitect best known for using his considerable talents to design temporary lowcost emergency housing using materials like. Japanese star architect shigeru ban and wb form share clear ecological values when it comes to design and production.
We spent almost two years on developing the collection. He also won the architecture for humanity award usa for the paper log house 1995, designed in response to the earthquake that struck the city of kobe, japan. Paper log houses by shigeru ban, kobe, japan photo by two opposite perceptions of a threshold. Paper partition new temporary house shigeru ban will build housing for nepals earthquake survivors 12 disaster relief projects by shigeru ban architects shigeru ban on designing shelters for the quake victims. Shigeru ban, 59, is also wellknown with his fastbuilt and ecofriendly structures constructured in many disaster places of the world for local communities. Shigeru ban on designing shelters for the quake victims.
The 116 square meter house stands due to the multiuse of wardrobes and bookshelves, as these objects have been given a structural role on top of their original storage role. Shigeru ban paper log house plan belayar architecture. From the highs of winning the archibald to the lows of failing art school, the talking with painters podcast, hosted by maria stoljar, is. Shigeru ban has been experimenting with cardboard structures ever since he established his tokyo studio in 1985. Paper log house, turkey, by shigeru ban architects. Shigeru ban works and humanitarian activities 2017 paper taliesin.179 1498 59 119 650 35 1134 1529 336 285 1402 440 660 1134 927 317 1253 710 642 1261 270 504 1429 680 860 503 419 11