Paper buildings force the return of maintenance?

“One of the big How Buildings Learn lessons is about the importance of maintenance. Two asides on the matter spotted in the last two editions of The Guardi

“One of the big How Buildings Learn lessons is about the importance of maintenance. Two asides on the matter spotted in the last two editions of The Guardian. First up, in a profile on the brilliant Japanese architect Shigeru Ban: The idea of building with paper seems riddled with problems – it is flammable, vulnerable to water, weak and temporary, but Ban turns all these arguments upside down: ‘How long do you think concrete lasts? It has many problems and it’s very difficult to replace or fix. If a paper tube is damaged it can be replaced by a new one…'”


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Date:
November 24, 2016
Author:
XPLANE