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Live In The Future Nightly At Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule Tower

Technology / Gadgets : Inventor Spot

The historic Nakagin Capsule Tower opened in 1972... imagine how futuristic it looked then! Care to spend a night or two in retro-futuristic Tokyo? Now you can, thanks to one enterprising apartment owner who's renting out his cube v...

Architectural history in tiny Tokyo capsules

Arts : Artdaily

Every night in Tokyo, the few remaining residents of the Nakagin Capsule Tower bed down to sleep in the once-futuristic white pods they call home. Unlike the tiny, coffin-like cabins of Japan's numerous capsule hotels, where office ...

Preservation Watch: Crowdfunding Could Save Tokyo's Iconic Capsule Tower

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed

Photo by Noritaka Minami The owners of units in Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule Tower are locked in a stalemate over whether to demolition or refurbish the iconic building. But Masato Abe, founder of the Save Nakagin Capsule Tower Project, ...

You Cube: Nakagin Capsule Tower By The Night

Lifestyle / Green Living : WebEcoist

Tokyo's icon of futurism, the Nakagin Capsule Tower building, can now be experienced by the night thanks to an entrepreneurial absentee apartment owner. The post You Cube: Nakagin Capsule Tower By The Night appeared first on WebEcoi...

Now you can rent a room in Japan’s Nakagin Capsule Tower via Airbnb

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Ginza's Nakagin Capsule Tower is a rare existing example of Metabolism, a post-war Japanese architectural movement that applied organic biological growth to architectural mega structures. The building is actually made by two interco...


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