Urgent Forms

August 2009

Shigeru Ban & the Peasant’s Hat

When natural disasters strike, the response goes way beyond shelter: roofs are not the only things that serve decimated communities. Architect Shigeru Ban will show his revised proposal for a temporary concert hall in L’Aquila at the beginning of July, yet alongside his driven sense of social responsibility, a series of projects that vary in scale demonstrate his desire to make ‘impossible things possible’.
Shigeru Ban and L-unit; photo: Romain Sellier
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