7.07.2009

Japan's Capsule Apartments Face Demolition

The New York Times' laments the potential destruction of Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule Tower, one of the few examples of Metabolist architecture. As you can guess by these photos, it was built in the '70s:





The architect, Kisho Kurokawa was also well-known in the '60s for the Space Capsule Disco, which unfortunately doesn't seem to have photos readily available on the internet.

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