BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20230227T000000Z DTEND:20230227T000000Z DESCRIPTION: ure/\n\nPritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban is renowned for his i nnovative use of wood. Natural and beautiful\, timber construction can als o be a key tool in the fight against climate change through the creation o f environmentally responsible buildings. Ban’s new book\, Shigeru Ban: T imber in Architecture presents an in-depth examination of 45 of the archit ect’s works demonstrating the versatility of timber\, from the undulatin g curves of the Centre Pompidou-Metz in France to the playful inversion of Japan’s Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre. At this talk\, Ban examines the awe-inspiring use of wood throughout his career\, shares his long history of humanitarian work\, and offers insights on working toward a more susta inable future through architecture. Moderated by Matilda McQuaid\, Acting Director of Curatorial and previously Head of Textiles at Cooper Hewitt\, Smithsonian Design Museum. Followed by a reception with a sale of autograp hed books. Program is the official U.S. book launch for Shigeru Ban: Timbe r in Architecture. DTSTAMP:20230607T203009Z SUMMARY:Shigeru Ban: Timber in Architecture URL:/en/events/2023/02/27/shigeru-ban-timber-in-architecture/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR