The Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, a masterpiece in Japanese architectural history, was completed in 1972. And, As of 2022, the demolition of this building has begun. This book is a collection of over 400 photographs of the 114 capsules.
It also includes two essays by Kiwa Matsushita and Toshihiko Suzuki, and a conversation between Mirai Kurokawa, son of Kisho Kurokawa, and Hajime Yatsuka, a leading researcher on Metabolism. （The book is in Japanese.)
The capsule tower is scheduled to be dismantled and the capsules reused.
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Category：Japanese Architecture Book
- Release Date:
- February, 2022
Nakagin Capsule Tower Preservation and Restroration Project
An organization that carries out the following three activities with the aim of passing on the Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, which is a historic building, to future generations.
- Promote appropriate repair activities for capsule owners and management associations for the survival of the building.
- Propose new usage to increase the value of capsules.
- Focus on public relations activities to make the building known.