Nagakin Capsule Tower 'Pod Living' A Failure

One of Tokyo's most famous examples of 'pod living' is on the chopping block for demolition.
September 13, 2005, 1pm PDT | Brenda Meyer
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"Inhabitants of the seminal and internationally celebrated Nagakin Capsule Tower in the upmarket Ginza district of Tokyo want it to be torn down and a new building erected. Their campaign pits the reality of life in a capsule measuring 4m by 2.5m against a designer's futuristic idealism."

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Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 in The Independent
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