Construction Works Begin on Shigeru Ban’s Hybrid Residential Tower in Belgium


Courtesy of Shigeru Ban

Courtesy of Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban has just launched the office’s most recent project in Nieuw Zuid in Antwerp, Belgium. Named Ban, after its creator, the complex puts in place a 25-story residential tower and a separate building, creating a total of 295 residential units. During the breaking ground ceremony, the architect also inaugurated an exhibition of images highlighting his humanitarian work in conflict and disaster areas, in near proximity to the construction site.

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