Standard-bearer of contemporary Japanese architecture

BAN. The name of the newest building on Nieuw Zuid is as distinctive as the man who designed it. Meet Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, one of the most talked-about and innovative thinkers of his generation.

PORTFOLIO. 7 famous designs by Shigeru Ban

Perhaps the best way to get to know Shigeru Ban [...]

Pioneer of the Voluntary Architects Network.

In the 1990s, Shigeru Ban discovered that the recyclable cardboard [...]

Winner of the prestigious Pritzker Prize

In 2014, Shigeru Ban was awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize. [...]

Sustainability pioneer.

Long before ecology and sustainability became an issue, Shigeru Ban [...]

INTERVIEW. Shigeru Ban on his design at Nieuw Zuid.

“I wanted to create a place where people could unwind. [...]


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