Shigeru Ban | the artist




The artist Shigeru Ban
Born 1957, Tokyo, Japan.
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.

Style and technique of the artist: Architecture, Singapore Biennale,


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shigeru ban began by reflecting on how the architect’s
role has changed in the last three centuries.
he mentioned his doubts about the contributions architects
make to society…

"Even in disaster areas, I want to create beautiful buildings,this is what it means to build a monument for common people"
Shigeru Ban makes it look easy. Winner, less than two years ago, of the Japan Institute of Architecture’s "Best Young Architect of the Year" award, Ban has a knack for putting together structures whose design elements, while certainly not simple, are easy to grasp, even for the layman…


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