Footage reveals demolition of Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo

This exclusive video footage by Dezeen shows the demolition and dismantling of Kisho Kurokawa’s metabolism Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo

The dismantling of the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower, which was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, comes after the building fell into disrepair.

Footage shows the Nakagin Capsule Tower being demolished and dismantled

The Nakagin Capsule Tower was built in 1972 in the Ginza neighbourhood of Tokyo. The tower is one of the remaining examples of metabolism architecture – a post-war architectural movement that rose out of the 1960s.

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