shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès
 
shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès
apr 13, 2011

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès

shigeru ban’s paper house pavilion for Hermès image © Hermès

 

 

 

japanese architect shigeru ban has collaborated with french luxury brand Hermès to create a paper house pavilion on show at milan design week 2011. located inside Hermès Maison, the structure follows in the architectural style of ban, constructed from paper.

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès overview of the pavilion image © designboom

 

 

 

a wooden frame is in place which acts as the support for paper tubes which are placed vertically to form the walls of the structure. paper is then woven horizontally across through these ‘columns’ to close off the space, offering more privacy. the house is open on each end, allowing visitors to walk through the structure with ease. the pavilion stands as an exhibition space for the first contemporary furniture collections designed for Hermès with pieces by enzo mari, antonio citterio denis montel and eric benqué, along with new home furnishing fabrics. these furniture objects are arranged within to create a real domestic space.

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © Hermès

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès up close of the woven paper walls image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès interior walls image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès interior view image © Hermès

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès roof structure image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès structural details image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © Hermès

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès detail of the woven walls image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès image © designboom

shigeru ban's paper house pavilion for Hermès architect shigeru ban portrait © designboom

  • Move on, his earlier work displayed the potential of these materials better. This architecture is a little boring, no clear geometric moves other than a pitch roof typology.

    double d
  • clean and nice

    ASphere
  • Actually, perfect example of design being irrelevant to the purpose…

    Shabnam
  • Fantastic design, very impressive – but the booth structure dominates the scene and overwhelms the exposed objects. At a trade fair, the collection should be the major attraction and not the booth itself.

    astrid
  • Just great!Soft,natural,relax,elegant…

    juleta

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