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MODERN PREFAB: Nakagin Capsule Towers
Posted By Emily Pilloton On May 4, 2007 @ 1:50 pm In Architecture,Prefab Housing | 33 Comments
Our friend Lloyd Alter at Treehugger  has posted an interesting and thoughtful article  about Japan’s famed Capsule Tower  (and its scheduled demolition!), an iconic structure and unique archetype for contemporary prefab architecture. Designed by Kisho Kurokawa  in 1972, the Capsule Tower  demonstrates the application of scalable and stackable modular architectural strategies.
+ Via Treehugger 
Lead photo by: Kristen Elsby 
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URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/modern-prefab-nakagin-capsule-towers/
URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/05/04/modern-prefab-nakagin-capsule-towers/
 Lloyd Alter at Treehugger: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/05/icon_of_modern.php
 Kisho Kurokawa: http://www.kisho.co.jp/page.php/209
 Metabolist movement: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metabolist_Movement
 Kristen Elsby: http://www.flickr.com/photos/esthet/3753156/
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