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Cardboard cathedral to be built in earthquake devestated Christchurch, NZ

The famous Christchurch cathedral in Christchurch, NZ was destroyed in the 2011 earthquake and devastated residents. For the time being, it will be replaced by a cardboard cathedral. Seriously.
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Shigura Ban Unveils Towering Cardboard Cathedral for Christchurch

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 years ago)

A devastating earthquake all but leveled Christchurch’s older buildings in February, however Shigeru Ban just unveiled a massive temporary cardboard building that will replace the city’s historic cathedral exactly one year after the... Read Post

New Zealand Cathedral to Be Rebuilt With Cardboard. Seriously.

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

After devastation comes imagination. As an iconic piece symbolizing the destruction in Christchurch, New Zealand, following a February 2011 earthquake, the Christchurch Cathedral will make a crackling comeback in time for the earthq... Read Post

8 Top Projects by 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (8 months ago)

Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand Shigeru Ban designed, pro-bono, this stunning temporary Cardboard Cathedral for Christchurch following a devastating earthquake in 2011. Built with his signature paper-tubes, the tran... Read Post


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