Film Screening: Shigeru Ban

Date:April 15, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Dallas Center for Architecture
1909 Woodall Rodgers Frwy.
Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75201

Accompanying the exhibition Shigeru Ban:Humanitarian Architecture, on Wednesday, April 8, DCFA will screen the 2006 film Shigeru Ban: An Architect for Emergencies, as well as several related short clips. The film features extensive interviews with this innovative young architect (b. 1957), who explains the practical, philosophical and esthetic aspects of his work. In addition to his conservationist interest in using recycled materials, Ban discusses his influences, his concerns with the bidimensional and tridimensional nature of his buildings, his aim to incorporate structural elements into the overall designs, as well as their sensitivity to light and shade, which lends unusual vitality to his buildings. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m., preceded by a reception at 6:00 p.m. Admission is a requested $10 donation at the door. RSVP to

Cost:$10 donation at the door.

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