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Capsule Housing

August 22, 2008

Kisho Kurokawa designed the Nakagin Capsule Tower in 1970 and completed its construction in 1972. It was the first structure to use prefabricated, self-contained units (capsules) that can be added or removed from a superstructure. Located in Tokyo’s Ginza district.

(Found at gluon.symmetry)

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