Why the demolition of the Nakagin Capsule Tower is such a loss for Architecture…



Was the Nakagin Capsule Tower left to die for economic reasons?

The Nakagin Capsule Tower was an impressive Metabolism project, built in Tokyo, and designed by Kasha Kurosawa. It is currently in the process of being dismantled and demolished.

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By Jordy Meow – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31395049

By Chris 73 / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29457

By Josugoni – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83870692

By Kakidai – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74540022

By Spomenik Team – https://www.spomenikdatabase.org/post/skopje-s-1963-quake-from-ruins-to-modernist-resurrection, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=114403606

By Spomenik Team – https://www.spomenikdatabase.org/post/skopje-s-1963-quake-from-ruins-to-modernist-resurrection, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=114403606

By Kenzo Tange Associates – https://en.tangeweb.com/works/works_no-33/, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=114410658

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