One of the most famous architects from Japan, Shigeru Ban’s solo architectural exhibition titled “Works and Humanitarian Activities” will be launched at Power Station of Art from October 8, running till November 30.
In this exhibition, full-sized models and videos will be used to present Shigeru Ban’s six-year design and construction process from beginning to completion. It will gather more than 10 architects’ works as well as display his disaster relief projects across China and the world to highlights the architects’ attention to the relationship between humans and nature.
The first half of the exhibition will introduce disaster relief projects across the world. The presentation is realized by focusing on full-sizes models such as “Temporary Transition Resettlement Building in Kobe”, “Paper Partition System for Shelter Use”, “Nepal Restoration Project” and so on.
The second half of the exhibition will introduce projects in progress and some of his projects from China (“Bamboo Restaurant”, “Bamboo Furniture Home”). In the innermost exhibition space, the process of completing “La Seine Musicale” — a composite musical facility in the suburbs of Paris which opened in the spring of 2017 — will be demonstrated.