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Shigeru Ban

Roses are red, Shigeru is the man. We love cardboard architecture & we love Shigeru Ban! Forget Bieber, Gosling and Pitt. When it comes to our crushes, we're absolutely BANanas for architect Shigeru Ban. Known for working architectural magic by creating sturdy structures out of previously unimaginable materials like paper and cardboard, Ban continues to blow us away with his strength of imagination and engineering prowess. His temporary and permanent structures - like this housing for victims of the Japan tsunami and this paper concert hall in Italy - help people while pushing the boundaries of sustainable design.

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