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Japan's fertile architectural evolution - The Japan Times

Japan's fertile architectural evolution - The Japan Times | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Today, Japanese contemporary architecture enjoys an outstanding international reputation, but the story of its emergence to a position of such accomplishme
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Binaural (3D Audio) - Standing on the roof of the Nakagin Capsule Tower, Ginza, Tokyo

[HEADPHONES REQUIRED] Using a set of DIY binaural microphones, I record various soundscapes in immersive 3D stereo. Turn up your volume and relax. In this video hear whats its like to be ...
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Tokyo's tiny capsules of architectural flair - The Japan Times

Tokyo's tiny capsules of architectural flair - The Japan Times | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Every night in Tokyo, the few remaining residents of the Nakagin Capsule Tower bed down to sleep in the once-futuristic white pods they call home. Unlike t
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Kikutake's Sky House: Where Metabolism & Le Corbusier Meet ...

Japanese architect Kiyonori Kikutake's Sky House (1958) remains an exemplary project that defines the Metabolist agenda but, more significantly, underscores the notion that a single-family dwelling can be ideologically ...
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Y'know - interviews with the famous: Hajime Yatsuka, architect

Y'know - interviews with the famous: Hajime Yatsuka, architect | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Back in 2011, the Mori Art Museum held a big exhibition on the Metabolist Movement, perhaps the most interesting school of Japanese architecture. I covered the show for a couple of publications, and decided to do an ...
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A Year in the Metabolist Future of 1972 — Failed Architecture

A Year in the Metabolist Future of 1972 — Failed Architecture | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
After living in Tokyo's iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower for almost a year, two architects reflect on the anachronistic remnant of a past future.
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Architectural history in tiny Tokyo capsules - The Malaysian Insider

Architectural history in tiny Tokyo capsules - The Malaysian Insider | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Every night in Tokyo, the few remaining residents of the Nakagin Capsule Tower bed down to sleep in the once-futuristic white pods they call home. Unlike…
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Could Lego Architecture Studio actually be useful for architects? - The Guardian

Could Lego Architecture Studio actually be useful for architects? - The Guardian | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
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Could Lego Architecture Studio actually be useful for architects?
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Japan Highlights 2014: Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo - Westwards

Japan Highlights 2014: Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo - Westwards | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
The Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo's Ginza area may not look so impressive at first sight, but it is a landmark of metabolist architecture. Built by Kurokawa Kisho in 1972, it consists of dozens of prefabricated boxes fixed to a ...
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The Glass Magazine » The Bow-Wow factor

The Glass Magazine » The Bow-Wow factor | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
In the decades since the fall of the Metabolists in the 1970s we have seen the rise of a new group of Japanese architecture heavyweights including Tadao Ando, Toyo Ito and this year's Pritzker Prize (the Nobel Prize of ...
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Justin McGuirk's Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a ...

Justin McGuirk's Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a ... | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
The list of participants reads like a roll-call of the 1960s architectural avant-garde: James Stirling, Aldo van Eyck, the Metabolists, Charles Correa, Christopher Alexander and Candilis Josic Woods. These are ...
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@ArchDaily Instatour: #Tokyo - ArchDaily

@ArchDaily Instatour: #Tokyo - ArchDaily | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
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We recently went to Tokyo during the Sakura to visit the city's incredible architecture: from Metabolist towers and the work of Pritzker laureates to the buildings of the new generation of Japanese architects.
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The Nakagin Capsule Tower: Saving a Monument | Temple ...

The Nakagin Capsule Tower: Saving a Monument | Temple ... | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Build in 1972, this residential and commercial tower designed by famed Japanese architect Kurokawa Kisho is an icon of Japanese Metabolism. Essentially, the participants of this movement focused on the design of ...
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Is Beirut's glitzy downtown redevelopment all that it seems? - The Guardian

Is Beirut's glitzy downtown redevelopment all that it seems? - The Guardian | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Two decades after civil war blew the Lebanese capital to rubble, the city centre boasts immaculately rebuilt streets lined with Gucci and Prada stores – but the whole place is strangely deserted, says Oliver Wainwright...
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interview with people's architecture office of china - Designboom

interview with people's architecture office of china - Designboom | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
designboom spoke with people's architecture office about the studio's philosophies, influences, the recently completed ‘courtyard house plugin’, as well as his vision for the future of architecture and urbanism in beijing.
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Walled wonders: a walking tour around Abu Dhabi's lesser-known architecture - The National

Walled wonders: a walking tour around Abu Dhabi's lesser-known architecture - The National | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Taking a walking tour around Abu Dhabi, we check out some of the lesser-known buildings around the city.
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Projective Views on Urban Metabolism (Part 2)

DDes Conference: Projective Views on Urban Metabolism (Part 2) In the last two decades, the concept of urban metabolism, aiming to grasp the continuous proce...
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Urban Metabolism 2013: Ryan Bishop on Indeterminate Objects

Part of a conversation at the University of Virginia School of Architecture's Woltz Symposium 2013, "Urban Metabolism." Every three years, the Woltz Symposiu...
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In Tokyo, Japan, the Metabolist Nagakin Capsule Tower Faces Demolition

In Tokyo, Japan, the Metabolist Nagakin Capsule Tower Faces Demolition | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Boxes blackened by the passage of time, piled one on top of the other: the "Nagakin Capsule Tower" sticks out in Tokyo's Shimabshi business district, but a handful of ardent supporters have mobiliz...
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Architect Louis Kahn, Design Museum, London - Financial Times

Architect Louis Kahn, Design Museum, London - Financial Times | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Architect Louis Kahn, Design Museum, London Financial Times Its structure was influenced by the discovery of DNA, a sci-fi diagrid structural wonder that powerfully influenced the Japanese Metabolists and Norman Foster (see his Hearst Tower in New...
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A year in the metabolist future of 1972 - Architecture Lab

A year in the metabolist future of 1972 - Architecture Lab | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
With words such as 'organism', 'cell', 'fabric' and 'regeneration', Japan's Metabolist movement articulated a distinct and idiosyncratic aesthetic for their projects and defined a new architectural vocabulary.
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Arts | Free Full-Text | The Architecture of Metabolism. Inventing a ...

The Metabolist movement, with its radical and visionary urban and architectural schemes, drew the attention of an international architecture community to Japan in the 1960s and 1970s. Seen from a contemporary perspective, ...
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Rem Koolhaas Is Not a Starchitect - W Magazine

Rem Koolhaas Is Not a Starchitect - W Magazine | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
Rem Koolhaas Is Not a Starchitect W Magazine Like the buildings, his books (the most recent, cowritten with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, charts the achievements of the postwar Metabolist architects of Japan) require some effort on the part of...
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“Structure With Intelligence” - IVAAIU City Planning - Architecture Lab

“Structure With Intelligence” - IVAAIU City Planning - Architecture Lab | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
This movement was initiated in Japan in the late 20th century, and it has proposed the concept of architectural structures as an organism in an urban system. It has contributed to the history of architecture by synthesizing the ...
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The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp, REM KOOLHAAS ...

The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp, REM KOOLHAAS ... | metabolist architecture | Scoop.it
The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp, REM KOOLHAAS and HANS ULRICH OBRIST on Project Japan: Metabolism Talks ...
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