Tag: architecture

How Cardboard is Used for an Extra Classroom

01/09/2017 by in category Features tagged as , , , ,

Why a primary school in Westcliff-on-Sea has a cardboard classroom block Your schooldays, they say, are the happiest days of your life. For some, eleven or twelve nightmarish years where the mere mention of Harrytown or Werneth sends shivers down your spine. Especially when you catch the 383 or 384 to Romiley or Stockport (which […]

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Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard Bridge

21/03/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , ,

How a cardboard bridge made of cardboard tubes has wowed visitors and got on well with its Roman neighbour nearby If you’re familiar with the south of France, you will have come across Le Pont du Gard. It is an iconic aqueduct which straddles the Gardon River. The structure dates from 50 AD, which makes […]

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Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral

28/09/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

How the strength of cardboard tubes is behind the New Zealand city’s cardboard cathedral Never underestimate the strength of cardboard tubes. Over the last month, we have learned about its merits as a construction material for furniture. Today, we have learned about its qualities in building works. On opening in 2013, Christchurch’s transitional cathedral building […]

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