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The Cardboard Cathedral By Shigeru Ban

“Normally, an architect’s goal is the completion of a building, but mine is usually when the building is dismantled,”says Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

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Architecture for Dogs at Design Miami/ 2012

Dog and man go way back. The bond was born of mutual survival; dogs had protectors against natural predators, while our ancestors were able to stay warmer at night and cleaner too as their canines cleaned the bones of ox and bison. Architecture was still in its stone stage when humans found their new best friend.

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Shigeru Ban

“I’m fascinated with any material and with finding out the potential beauty of it. I’m not developing anything new, just using existing structure differently.

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