Shigeru Ban

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Shigeru Ban Architects

Japan
www.shigerubanarchitects.com

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Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban established his firm Shigeru Ban Architects in 1985 and now has offices in Tokyo, Paris and New York. Shigeru studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles and the Cooper Union School of Architecture in New York. Shigeru Ban Architects has created major cultural institutions, including the Centre Pompidou-Metz in France, the Mt Fuji World Heritage Centre in Japan, and the Cité musicale de l’Île Seguin in France. He has served as a professor at Kei University, as visiting professor of Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Cornell University, and is currently a professor at Kyoto University of Art and Design.

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