Paper Architecture

PAPER ARCHITECTURE

Ban is also known for an ongoing series of experiments with the idea of constructing buildings out of paper—or more precisely, out of strong cardboard tubes. For fashion designer Issey Miyake, Ban created a temporary display facility whose roof was supported by tall paper columns. He also constructed the Paper Temporary Studio, which sits atop Paris’ Centre Pompidou and once served as a workspace for Ban’s team while they were working in France.