Shigeru Ban Wins Pritzker

Stuff (New Zealand) reports:

One of architecture’s most prestigious international awards has been given to the man behind Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral.

Shigeru Ban was today named the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

The 56-year-old Tokyo-born architect is known for his elegant, innovative and resourceful approach to design, as well as his humanitarian efforts.

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Biretta tip: Anglican Communion News Service

Image of Shigeru Ban by MOSSOT, via Wikimedia. Cathedral image by Jocelyn Kinghorn, via Wikimedia.


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