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This Table Slides Together Without Screws, Dowels, or Glue

The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has many fans: including the designer of this wooden table, who says it was inspired by his low-tech cardboard buildings. Ania Wolowska named this piece the Ban table, a nod to the architect's ingenious designs for paper and wood structures that notch together with very little hardware. Read More >>

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This Disaster Housing is Made From Cardboard and Coke Crates

You'd think that after winning the Pritzker Prize, one of the highest awards in design, most architects would sit back and coast on their accolades. What did Japanese architect Shigeru Ban do? He built these beautiful cardboard houses for typhoon refugees. Read More >>

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9 Paper Buildings by the Winner of Architecture’s Top Prize

Last night, Shigeru Ban became the 37th winner of the "Nobel for architecture": the Pritzker Prize. Ban is the most exciting winner in recent memory— these images show why that is the case. Read More >>