book an airbnb stay at kurokawa’s metabolist icon ‘capsule house K’

Spend a night in kisho kurokawa’s restored home

Architecture lovers and history buffs alike are welcome for a book. Airbnb Stay at Capsule House K, a recently restored icon and one of the last existing buildings in the world. metabolizer move – especially after last year Destruction of the Nakagin Capsule Tower.

The Nakagin Capsule Tower was built in Tokyo to accommodate the casual lifestyle of urban businessmen, while Capsule House K, Nagano ProvinceIt served as the woodland landscape of . house After it was built in 1972. Despite this radical change in use and location, the two projects were designed using the same logic, including the ‘permanent base’ element onto which individual modules are attached.

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airbnb lists a metabolist-style sanctuary in ‘capsule house k’

Since its interiors have been restored to its original form, Capsule House K Opened to guests who want to experience seclusion in nature through the lens of Metabolist through Airbnb. The structure is organized with a central core and four adjacent Capsule Rooms.

this listing on Airbnb states that the detached residence is ideal for four to five guests, but can sleep up to seven using the two mattresses in the tea room. The master bedroom, with a king-size and single sofa bed, is located on the lower level of the house’s core. This room opens out into the dense forest through a circular window, a familiar element in many of Kisho Kurokawa’s early periods. work. Meanwhile, ‘Capsule Room A’ has a single bed and ‘Capsule Room B’ has a sofa bed in the living room. These two compact rooms each have a small bathroom.

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The capsule living room has an all-white plan and is equipped with restored control panel fixtures from the 1970s. The Third Capsule Room features a charming tea room and combines traditional Japanese interior style with sliding shoji screens that contrast with the retro-futuristic elements of the living room. A bright kitchen, the only Capsule Room with a non-circular window, overlooks the lush treetops of the forest. Of course, guests are encouraged to treat the house with care, respecting its historical significance and painstaking restoration. Mirai Kurokawa Design Studio and Toshihiko Suzuki Lab.

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the kitchen occupies the only Capsule Room with a non-circular window capsule house k airbnb
The master bedroom is located on the lower level of the core of the house.

capsule house k airbnba Capsule tearoom is equipped with sliding shoji screens

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