Cardboard cathedral gets green light – A new temporary cathedral has been given the go-ahead in Christchurch, New Zealand. The 700-seat facility incorporates cardboard tubes with timber beams, steel and a concrete base. It has been designed by Japanese architect, Shigeru Ban and will be completed by the end of 2012.
The ruins of Christchurch Cathedral – The destruction of Christchurch Cathedral became a symbol of the city's devastation when an earthquake hit the city in February 2011.
Before and after the quake – The cathedral was designed by the English architect George Gilbert Scott and was constructed in the mid-19th century.
Christchurch's rose window – The rose window seen here before it collapsed in June 2011.
Cathedral condemned – At the beginning of March, Bishop Victoria Mathews announced that the cathedral would be demolished.
Cardboard creator – Shigeru Ban has created a host of landmarks made partly from cardboard including this bridge near the Pont du Gard, in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, southern France.