28 Apr '16, 5pm

Shigeru Ban shares architecture wisdom in Ecuador after earthquake disaster

Shigeru Ban shares architecture wisdom in Ecuador after earthquake disaster

is no stranger to disaster recovery, having responded to a number of global disasters that left residents displaced. He worked to create emergency shelters for victims of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, and also designed and built relief shelters from earthquake rubble in Nepal last year. He went to Ecuador to visit the affected areas to survey the damage, according to the College of Architects of Ecuador Provincial de Pichincha (CAE-P). The 2014 Pritzker Prize winner will also provide architectural training at a conference in Quito, the capital city.

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