NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER
Designed by Kisho Kurokawa and constructed in 1972 in Tokyo, this is the worlds first capsule living / working building actually constructed. It features 140 prefabricated units that are attached only by 4 tension bolts so that they can easily, and individually, be replaced or updated.
Mar 9, 2012 / 350 notes

NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER

Designed by Kisho Kurokawa and constructed in 1972 in Tokyo, this is the worlds first capsule living / working building actually constructed. It features 140 prefabricated units that are attached only by 4 tension bolts so that they can easily, and individually, be replaced or updated.

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    This building is slated for demolition :/ it’s so beautiful! Such a shame.
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    NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER Designed by Kisho Kurokawa and constructed in 1972 in Tokyo, this is the worlds first capsule...
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    could be fun.