Cardboard cathedral

August 13, 2013 – 1:22 pm
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Here’s a novel use of cardboard. The material has been used to construct a cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand – a temporary replacement for the Anglican cathedral destroyed in the 2011 earthquake.

The cathedral’s designer, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, has completed numerous projects using paper tubes and believes in “using materials without wasting”. Read more at Dezeen Magazine.

http://www.dezeen.com/2013/08/06/shigeru-ban-completes-cardboard-cathedral-in-christchurch/

Start thinking about how you can put an old book to better use…our books into art competition starts very soon!

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