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Cardboard cathedral
Thursday 9 February 2012, 7:00PM
By Tourism New Zealand
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CHRISTCHURCH

Plans are underway to temporarily replace the Christchurch Cathedral with a cardboard cathedral.

The Christchurch Anglican diocese has commissioned renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban to design a cathedral capable of seating more than 700 people.

The temporary cathedral, which would be constructed of locally produced cardboard tubes erected in an A-shape over a foundation of shipping containers, would be available as a venue for both religious services and concerts.

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