The architect who has spent much of his career pioneering humanitarian shelters has also changed the priorities of his entire field, making architecture an urgent corrective to our disaster-torn age.
By Nikil Saval
Portrait by Nobuyoshi Araki Architecture Photographs by Benjamin Hosking
WRITING ABOUT Shigeru Ban is unlike writing about nearly any other living architect, in the sense that most of his important work cannot be seen or experienced in person. This is not to say that it is hidden or out of the way. He has, like many...
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