Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban

Architects mostly work for privileged people, people who have money and power, Power and money are invisible, so people hire us to visualize their power and money by making monumental architecture. I love to make monuments, too, but I thought perhaps we can use our experience and knowledge more for the general public, even for those who have lost their houses in natural disasters.More Shigeru Ban quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An architect does not need to spend his whole career making monuments for rich people.More Shigeru Ban quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe that the material doesn't need to be strong to be used to build a strong structure. The strength of the structure has nothing to do with strength of the material.More Shigeru Ban quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm not inventing anything new, I'm just using existing material differently.More Shigeru Ban quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Architecture is not about designing somehting from a free, fanciful idea. It is about discovering and establishing one's own principle, some kind of regularity - finding an individual formula to apply to one's buildings.More Shigeru Ban quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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