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- After the quakes hit Nepal, Ban said Nepali students in Tokyo and his friends around the world hastened to raise funds for his project.
- Construction workers make the final touches to a prototype house of the Nepal House Project designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban in Kathmandu October 15, 2015.
- Renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban – who helped bring global attention to humanitarian architecture and continues to influence fellow architects and disaster-relief workers – devised a solution.
- The prototype for his latest humanitarian housing project in Nepal consists of standard timber door frames joined together and reinforced with plywood.
- His initial goal to build 30 homes in Phatakshila in the Sindhupalchok district in central Nepal in the coming months is moving forward.
- Cameron Sinclair: I’m the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity and I ran that for close to 14 years.
- They’ve been snaked there, they’ve had a taste of humanitarian work and they would rather starve than work in an office.
- “And I am never going to win the Pritzker Prize, I’m going to die happy knowing that.”
- “I will never do a skyscraper in my life ever, I’m going to die happy knowing that,” said Sinclair.
- Cameron Sinclair: It makes it hard to critique because I’m doing something similar.