Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo


Related people
Mason White (was created by)
Kisho Kurokawa (architect)
Date
1972
Description
The Nakagin Capsule Tower has capsules clustered around two cores, each with a diagonally sloping roof. Each unit was designed with built-in stereos and calculators. Keywords: Japan, multistory buildings, residential structures, multiple dwellings, apartments, views. Submitted by Mason White.
Style/Period
1970s (1970 - 1979)
Material
concrete