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Nakagin Capsule Tower
July 1, 2009, 12:16 pm
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For those of you who watched Tokyo! you may have noticed this building in the first film Interior Design. This is the Nakagin Capsule Tower. Completed in 1972, this building hosts both residential and office use. Each cube measures only 2.3m x 3.8m x 2.1m. Unfortunately this building has not been kept up and has a lot of asbestos issues. I’ve heard on many blogs that it will be torn down any day now. So sad, it’s such a beauty!

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wow….that's amazing! it is sad it might be torn down ;( LOVE your blog, thank you for the inspiring visit!

Comment by i brake 4 dreams

so neat! i just put tokyo! at the top of my netflix list, cant wait to see it!

Comment by hannah

I love !

Comment by Stéphanie




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