“La arquitectura moderna no es un estilo, sino una forma de vida”.
Marcel Breuer.

martes, 25 de marzo de 2014

Shigeru Ban 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laurate

Shigeru Ban
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1957 Born in Tokyo
1977-1980 Southern California Institute of Architecture
1980-1982 Cooper Union School of Architecture
1982-1983 Worked for Arata Isozaki, Tokyo, Japan
1984 Received Bachelor of Architecture from Cooper Union School of Architecture
1985 Established private practice in Tokyo, Japan
1993-1995 Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Tama Art University
1995 Established the NGO, Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN)
1995-1999 Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Yokohama National University
1995-1999 Consultant of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
1996-2000 Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Nihon University
2000 Visiting Professor of Columbia University
2000 Visiting Fellow of Donald Keen Center at Columbia University
2001-2008 Professor of Keio University
2004 Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (HFAIA)
2005 International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects (IFRIBA)
2005 Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Amherst College
2006 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (HRAIC)
2006-2009 Jury of Pritzker Architecture Prize
2009 Honorary Doctorate of Technical University of Munich
2010 Visiting Professor of Havard University GSD
2010 Visiting Professor of Cornell University
2011- Professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design 

http://www.shigerubanarchitects.com/


Proyectos destacados:

Centre Pompidou-Metz, Francia - 2010.

Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand - 2013.

Headquarters for Swatch and Omega, Suiza / 2013.
Villa at Sengokubara, Japón.

Villa at Sengokubara, Japón.