A masterpiece of Kisho Kurokawa standing in Ginza, the Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, a monumental tower of modern Japanese architecture. The inside of the house, which is usually private, is taken and released to the public with a new photo!
Its unusual appearance is eye-catching, but this design envisions the future in which “moving human beings = Homo Movens” will live, and it is exactly the present age of the information age.
The amazing foresight of the Capsule Tower concept has blossomed in the life of a new era, and 20 rooms are released at once with beautiful photos!
■ Table of contents
Style01: The Secret Place Far from Everyday Life
Style02: The Form That Only Time Can Produce
Style03: The Special Seat As the Nook of Ginza
Style04: The Film Connected People and Capsules
Style05: The Jet-Black Stage Set That Attracts People
Style06: The White Cube Full of Ingenuity and Passion
Style07: The Floating Japanese-Style Villa in Ginza
Style08: The Capsule Master at Unlocking the Potential of the Capsule Tower
Style09: From Ukraine, with the Capsule Love
Style10: The Dream Room where You Can Sleep in the Round Window Itself
Style11: The Open Capsule of Like-Minded People
Style12: The Tour Carries on the Architectural Culture
Style13: I Live Here Because the Round Windows are So Cool
Style14: If I Can Live Here, I Don’t Need Anything Else
Style15: It’s Interesting to include the History of the Twists and Turns
Style16: Accelerating the Creativity of the Architect of the Future
Style17: The Culture-Dissemination Base of DJ Cosplayer
Style18: Remote Locations for the International Lawyer
Style19: The Legend Cheerers for the Capsule Tower
Style20: The Place to Take on and Pass on the Idea of the Capsule
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- Release Date:
- December, 2020
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.