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Cathedral built with Cardboard+Shipping Containers

Murtaza Baker

The city of Christchurch in South Island of New Zealand witnessed a black period in February 2011 when a massive earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.3 struck the city causing 185 deaths and huge damage to the city’s infrastructure. Amongst the several buildings, the iconic Christchurch Cathedral was one of them which was completely destroyed. Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was asked to design a temporary space to hold services. Explore what he designed at

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