Shigeru Ban stands under his design for the Centre Pompidou-Metz museum in France. Photo: Reuters

How making houses out of paper changed aid agencies’ disaster response

Japanese architect has designed emergency shelters for victims of Nepal’s earthquakes, Typhoon Haiyan and more, and in doing so prompted humanitarian workers to forgo cookie-cutter solutions and adapt their responses to match local conditions

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Shigeru Ban stands under his design for the Centre Pompidou-Metz museum in France. Photo: Reuters
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