Shigeru Ban in Japan earthquake aid 
Japanese practice Shigeru Ban Architects is sending out cardboard partitions to Japan’s earthquake victims to help make emergency shelters more habitable. A statement issued by the firm said: “From now on, for people taking shelter in these sites, it is necessary to avoid distress from the lack of privacy and high density.” Read more.

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