Shigeru Ban

Professional Experience
Shigeru Ban Architects, Tokyo, Paris, New York
Arata Isozaki, Tokyo, Japan
1985- Present
1982−1983
Distinctions
Honorary Member of Japan Institute of Architects
Jury of Pritzker Architecture Prize
Honorary Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects
Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (HFAIA)
2014
2006−2009
2006
2005
2004
Education
Bachelor of Architecture, The Cooper Union for the Advancement
of Science and Art, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture
New York, New York
Southern California Institute of Architecture
1984
 
 
1977−1980
Registration
New York State Registered Architect
Awards
Japan Institute of Architects Grand Prix 2015
archdaily Building of the Year 2015 Hospitality Architecture
(Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club House)
Posey Leadership Award
Shigemitsu Award
The World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award
(World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland)
The Asahi Prize
AIA Colorado Merit Award for Built Architecture, Aspen Art Museum
AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award for Distinguished Building,
Aspen Art Museum
The American Architecture Award – The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of
Architecture and Design, Aspen Art Museum
Canadian Wood Council – Wood Design & Building Award – Honor Award,
Aspen Art Museum
Asia Game Changers Awards (Asia Society, NY)
l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France (le grade de commandeur)
Kyoto City Artistic and Cultural Commendations Sparkle Award
Honorary Doctorate of Cooper Union
Joie de Vivre Award
The Pritzker Architecture Prize
Good Design Award – lamp Yumi, Fontana Arte2014
iF Design Award – lamp Yumi, Fontana Arte
Elle Décor Design Award 2013, Wall Covering – Module H, Hermès Maison
KALMANANI prize 2012, Mexico City
Art Prize from Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs
Mainichi Art Prize, Tokyo
l’Ordre National du Mérite in France (le grade d’officier)
Auguste Perret Prize
Interior Design Hall of Fame
l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France (le grade d’officier)
International Award for Sustainable Architecture, Gold Medal, Haesley
Nine Bridges Golf Clubhouse
International Architecture Awards, Grand Prize, Chicago Athenaeum
Museum of Architecture and Design, European Center Architecture
Art Design; Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Clubhouse
Honorary Doctorate of Technical University of Munich
National Order of the Legion of Honor in France
Grand Prize of AIJ 2009: Nicolas G. Hayek Center
Japan Project International Award, Student Jury’s Award:
-Chengdu Hualin Elementary School, China
Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence: Finalist, Kirinda Project, Sri Lanka
MIPIM Awards 2007:Residential Developments 1st Prize, Kirinda Project, Sri Lanka
-MIPIM Awards 2007:Special Tribute, Kirinda Project, Sri Lanka
AIA New York Chapter Design Awards-Project Honors: Nomadic Museum-NY
Amherst College Doctor of Humane Letters
Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture
Thomas Jefferson Medalist in Architecture
Grande Medaille France Academie d’architecture
World Architecture Awards 2002: Best House in the World, Naked House
The Prize of Japan Society for Finishing Technology, for GC Osaka Building
Gengo Matsui Award for the Japan Pavilion
World Architecture Awards 2001: Europe Category, Public/Cultural Category
for the Japan Pavilion
Time Magazine Innovator of the Year
Nikkei New Office Award, for GC Osaka Building
Akademie der Kunste (Berlin Art Award), Germany
The Augustus Saint-Gaudens Award from the Cooper Union, NY
Architecture for Humanity, U.S.A. for Paper Log House
4th International Festival for Architecture in Video by IMAGE, Italy
ar+d, Architectural Review, UK for Paper Church
Tohoku Prize, Architectural Institute of Japan for Tazawako Station
The JIA Prize for the best young architect of the year
Ecoplice House Competition, IAA (International Architects Academy)
JIA Kansai Architects
Yoshioka Prize
Innovative Award, Tokyo Journal
Mainichi Design Prize
House Award, Tokyo Society of Architects
Arflex Design Competition
S. D. Review ’88
Osaka Industrial Design Contest, L Unit System
Display of the Year, Japan, “Alvar Aalto” Exhibition
Display of the Year, Japan, “Emilio Ambasz” Exhibition
Design Competition for the redevelopment of the Shinsaibashi, Osaka
S. D. Review ’85
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1985
Academic and Humanitarian Work
Guest Professor of Keio University
Professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design
Visiting Professor of Cornell University
Visiting Professor of Harvard University GSD
Professor of Keio University
Visiting Fellow of Donald Keen Center, Columbia University
Visiting Professor of Columbia University
Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Nihon University
Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Yokohama National University
Established NGO, Voluntary Architects Network (VAN)
Consultant of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Tama Art University
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2001−2008
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1996−2000
1995−1999
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1993−1995