A 23-metre high tower made entirely of cardboard tubes held together with steel joints is expected to sell for between £50,000 and £70,000 when it is sold at auction next week.
On Thursday 15 October it will be sold by auctioneers Phillips de Pury to raise money for the running of the festival.
Shigeru Ban, who divides his time between Tokyo and Paris, is best known for his disaster relief projects such as paper tents used by the United Nations in Rwanda.
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