Ban Shigeru

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1957 born in Tokyo
1978-80 studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture
1980-82 studied at the Cooper Union School of Architecture
1982-83 worked at Arata Isozaki & Associates
1984 graduated, Cooper Union School of Architecture
1985 established Shigeru Ban, Architects
1995-99 Consultant, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
2000 Visiting Professor, Columbia University
2001- Professor, Keio University

former employees

 

project list

 

2009

HOUSE AT HANEGI PARK, Tokyo

2008

SEIKEI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Tokyo

2007

NICOLAS G. HAYEK CENTER, Chuo ward, Tokyo
NOMADIC MUSEUM TOKYO, Tokyo

2006

SEIKEI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION LIBRARY, Tokyo
ATELIER FOR A GLASS ARTIST, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

2004

PLASTIC BOTTLE STRUCTURE at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
HANEGI FOREST ANNEX, Tokyo

2003

SHUTTER HOUSE FOR A PHOTOGRAPHER, Tokyo
GLASS SHUTTER HOUSE, Meguro ward, Tokyo

2002

PAPER ART MUSEUM, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka

2000

IVY STRUCTURE 2, Tokyo

1998

IVY STRUCTURE 1, Tokyo

1997

HANEGI FOREST, Tokyo

1996

TIMBER FRAME HOUSE WITH A CURTAIN WALL, Tokyo

1995 CURTAIN WALL HOUSE, Tokyo

PAPER CHURCH, Kobe ity, Hyogo

1994 PAPER TUBE STRUCTURE-06, Tokyo

HOUSE FOR A DENTIST, Tokyo
MIYAKE DESIGN STUDIO GALLERY, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

1993 A FACTOTY AT HAMURA-DENGYOSHA, Hamura city, Tokyo
1992 THE COMPLEX BY A RAILWAY, Tokyo

HOUSING AT SHAKUJII-PARK, Tokyo

1991 LIBRARY OF A POET, Zushi-shi, Kanagawa
I HOUSE, Tokyo
STUDIO FOR VOCALISTS, Tokyo
1989 M RESIDENCE, Tokyo
1988 B BUILDING, Tokyo

THREE WALLS, Tokyo

2007

NICOLAS G. HAYEK CENTER

ニコラス・G・ハイエック センター

address:   7-9-18 Ginza, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都中央区銀座7-9-18
maps:   [Google]
website:   www.swatchgroup.jp/nghc/index.html
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2007/10

[JA] 68 - Yearbook 2007

[Architectural Record] 2008/5, pages 200-205


2003.03

GLASS SHUTTER STUDIO
ガラスシャッターのスタジオ - Garasu shattā no sutajio

principal use:   residence, restaurant
address:   Meguro ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都目黒区
site area:   132.89 m²
building area:     75.65 m²
total floor area:   150.85 m²
number of storeys:   3
structure:   S
sources:  

[JA] 52 - Yearbook 2003, pages 53-54

 

2002.09

PAPER ART MUSEUM
紙の資料館 特種製紙総合技術研究所 Pam - Kami no shiryōkan, Tokushuseishi sōgō gijutsukenkyūsho Pam

principal use:   exhibition space, research laboratory
address:   437 Honjuku, Nagaizumi-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka
Japanese:   静岡県駿東郡長泉町本宿437
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
site area:   6,377.69 m²
building area:   1,672.40 m²
total floor area:   2,437.11 m²
number of storeys:   4
structure:   S
general contractors:   Obayashi

sources:  

 

 

[JA] 52 - Yearbook 2003, pages 85-86

[Shinkenchiku] 2003/1, pages 52-63

[The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture]

1996.06

TIMBER FRAME HOUSE WITH A CURTAIN WALL

木とカーテンウォールの家

+ Oshinomi Kunihide, Senba Takeshi

address:   4-1 Osaki, Shinagawa ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都品川区大崎4-1
total floor area:   208 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 145

1995.07

CURTAIN WALL HOUSE

カーテンウォールの家

address:   18-5 Sakaecho, Itabashi ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都板橋区栄町18−5
lat, long:   35° 45' 18.75N  139° 42' 8.25E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   180 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1995/10, pages 69-77


1995

PAPER CHURCH

address:   3-3-8 Kaiun-cho, Nagata ward, Kobe city, Hyogo
total floor area:   168 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Osaka / Kobe] page 289

1994.02

PAPER TUBE STRUCTURE-06

紙の建築 PTS/06 紙のギャラリー

address:   36-18 Oyamacho, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区大山町36-18
lat, long:  
35°40'06.80N 139°40'29E
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   87 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 242

 



1993.02

A FACTORY AT HAMURA-DENGYOSHA

羽村の工場ー電業社

address:   3-7-17 Midorigaoka, Hamura city, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都羽村市緑ヶ丘3-7-17
lat, long:  
35°40'06.80N 139°40'29E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1,491 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 190

1992.12

THE COMPLEX BY A RAILWAY

address:   4-5 Moto-Yoyogi, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区元代々木4-5
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   1,029 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 231

1992.06

HOUSING AT SHAKUJII-PARK

石神井公園の集合住宅

address:   3-3-31 Shakujii-cho, Nerima ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都練馬区石神井町3-3-31
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1,838 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 205

1991.02

LIBRARY OF A POET, PTS-04 (Paper Tube Structure)

詩人の書庫,紙の建築PTS-04

address:   Zushi city, Kanagawa
Japanese:   神奈川県逗子市
total floor area:   43 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1991/6, pages 287-292

1988.07

B BUILDING

address:   5-2-4 Matsubara, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都世田谷区松原5-2-4
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   194 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 214

publications

 

 

JA 30, Summer 1998

videos

 

 

This video, from the Wall Street Journal, is a short interview with Shigeru Ban. He discusses his architecture, his use of interesting materials such as paper tubes as structural elements, and talks about his believe that architects need to work for all sorts of clients, not just the rich elite.

Flickr tag : shigeruban

 

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Christchurch Transitional Cathedral
Space and Light
Shigeru Ban - M+ Design Competition 01
Shigeru Ban - M+ Design Competition 02
Shigeru Ban - M+ Design Competition 03
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