Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Nakagin Capsule Tower

The unique Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo is a futuristic-looking architectural marvel.nakagin capsule tower in tokyo is now set fordemolition.ametabolistmasterpiece, in montreal, nakagin was the world's first capsule hotel.People also call this building as washing machine architecture.Nakagin was built in the Metabolist style of the 1970s by late Japanese architect Kurokawa Kisho. The tower rises 14 floors and is composed of 140 individual capsules designed to be either apartments or business offices.

Budgetary concerns over repairing and maintaining the building caused residents to vote that it ought to be demolished.

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