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World's Tallest "PAPER TOWER""


Fig.1: Ban's Paper Tower







SHIGERU BAN: "PAPER TOWER"    




A temporary tower made of cardboard, developed by Shigeru Ban's is known as the world's largest tower made out of paper.For the London Design Festival, he designed a tower made from cardboard which will soar over the embankment walkway and be visible as a new addition to the South Bank skyline.













Fig.2. Cupboard Tubes and Steel Joints in The paper tower



Fig.3: Steel Joint Connections in The Paper Tower





The aims of this project are to challenge the perception of the everyday materials used, by creating dramatic temporary installations outside the Festival Hall. The tower was sold for the highest paid person. It was given a rate of £50,000 and £70,000.The elements were joined by means of steel joints.

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