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Japanese architectural movement founded in 1960 by Tange. With members including Kikutake, Kurokawa, and Maki, it was concerned with the nature and expression of private and public spaces, with flexibility, and changeable use. Prefabrication, advanced technology, and industrialization were employed to create small capsules or living-units for private spaces, connected to service-towers and circulation-areas, as in Kurokawa's Nagakin Capsule Tower, Tokyo (1972).

Kurokawa (1972, 1977, 1992);Jane Turner (1996)

Subjects: Architecture.


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