By: Ban, Shigeru
Wraps with dust jacket, 16.5 by 7.6 cm,  pp., printed recto only. Very good condition with only faint corner wear and a small dent on the bottom edge of the back cover; the jacket is good with edge wear and a few tiny tears. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. This beautiful flip-book features a quick walk-through of Shigeru Ban’s metal shutter house design using computer-generated architectural images. Includes a brief synopsis of the design, and a short bio of the architect. Shigeru Ban (1957 – ) is a Japanese architect, known for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. He was profiled by Time magazine in their projection of 21st century innovators in the field of architecture and design. In 2014, Ban was named the 37th recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the most prestigious prize in modern architecture. The Pritzker Jury cited Ban for his innovative use of material and his dedication to humanitarian efforts around the world, calling him "a committed teacher who is not only a role model for younger generation, but also an inspiration." We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers.
Title: Metal Shutter Houses, Shigeru Ban, West Chelsea
Publisher: New York, Metal Shutter Houses: nd (c. 2005-2010)
Book Condition: Very Good
Seller ID: 2199