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Nakagin Kapuseru Tawā (Nakagin Capsule Tower)
Nakagin Capsule Tower
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DESIGNER
 
 
Kisho Kurokawa

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
Japan [Nihon/Nippon]
Isle
Honshū
Region
Kantō
Prefecture
Tōkyō
Town
Tōkyō
Special ward
Minato [Minato-ku]
District
Shinbashi
Address
Showa-Dori Ave.
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1970    
Realisation
1972
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AWARDS
 
1997
World Heritage of Modern Buildings and Sites, DOCOMOMO International (Documentation and Conservation of Modern Architectural Movement)
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Cristiana Chiorino, "Cronache di demolizioni annunciate", Il giornale dell'architettura 52, giugno 2007, "Restauro" p. 15
"Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, Ginza, Tokyo", Domus 520, marzo/march 1973, pp. 3-5
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Floors
13 aboveground
Number
140 capsules
Dimensions
capsule m. 2,3 x 3,8 x 2,1
Surface
building sq.m. 429,51
floor sq.m. 3.091,23
 
 
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