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Cardboard cathedral: Christchurch, New Zealand by Shigeru Ban.

Scheduled to be completed in late April, this cardboard Cathedral designed by Shigeru Ban is a superb response to the devastating earthquake suffered by Christchurch New Zeeland in February 2011.

Using cardboard tubes as structural members, the cathedral is a temporary replacement for the city's old cathedral badly damaged by the earthquake.

The building can accommodate up to 700 people and will hold sermons and concerts. The building has a life span of around 20 years.

 

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