Nakagin Capsule Tower Building to be Regenerated as Modular Accommodation Capsules


Courtesy of Nakagin Tower

Courtesy of Nakagin Tower

After ongoing uncertainties about the future state of the The Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, Kisho Kurokawa Architects and Urban Design Office Chiyoda-ku, have decided to dismantle the iconic architecture and regenerate its capsules as accommodation units and museum installations across the world. The regeneration plan follows the initial concept of “Metabolism”, re-configurating the elements instead of complete demolition.

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