The real reason why Nakagin Capsule Tower was never metabolized
Tatsuyuki Maeda, Yuka Yoshida

The first part of this two-part essay is about the Nakagin Capsule Tower restoration and preservation project and discusses the low awareness of the current situation of the building. In part two Showcase Tokyo Architecture tours share survey responses from enthusiastic capsule tower fans on the future of the building.

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing, Post-war housing, Welfare architecture, Japanese modern architecture, Metabolism, Nakagin Capsule Towe, Kisho Kurokawa, Showcase Tokyo Architecture, Preservation of modern architecture.

Issue 65
Year 2021
Pages 118-120

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