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SHIGERU BAN: EPHEMERAL LIGHT

The winner of the Pritzker Prize, Shigeru Ban, held in New Zealand the Cathedral of Cardbord City. It is an ephemeral building stands on the site of the ancient cathedral of the city, which fell in the earthquake of 2011. Japanese architect shows a contemporary vision of religious temples. The building is constructed of cardboard tubes and old shipping containers and will last for approximately 50 years, long enough for the final cathedral is built. The temple entrance is fitted with traditional stained glass with colorful figures of the saints and the shed has a capacity for 700 people.

Images: @Shigeru Ban via Allhitecture

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