Paper partition system by Shigeru Ban

Architect Shigeru Ban is asking for donations in order to build paper partitions for evacuees taking shelter in the earthquake. Here is the information from Shigeru Ban Architects.


On March 11, 2011, 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific coast of Tohoku, JAPAN. We are currently preparing to deploy simple partitions for evacuees taking shelter at gymnasiums in the Tohoku region.From now on, for people taking shelter in these sites, it is necessary to avoid distress from the lack of privacy and high density. We ask for your support of this important disaster relief endeavor. Donations made to the following account are very much appreciated.

Bank: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

Branch: Higashi Matsubara Branch

Account Name: Voluntary Architects Network

Account No.: 3636723 (Futsuu)

Swift Code: BOTKJPJT

Bank Address: 5-2-18 Matsubara, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan

IBAN code is not necessary for transactions from overseas.
Along with your contribution, please send us your contact information to our e-mail ( ) or FAX (+81 3 3324 6789) for updates about this project.

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