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MINI 039 : Nakagin Capsule Tower

MINI 039 : Nakagin Capsule Tower

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MINI 039 (XL): Nakagin Capsule Tower
Comes Gift Boxed
Hand Cast Concrete
10cm high, 5.5cm wide, 3.5cm deep

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Location: Shimbashi, Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Kisho Kurokawa
Completed: 1972
Status: To be demolished (disassembly started on 12th April 2022)
Brief History: Nakagin Capsule Tower was a mixed-use residential and office tower; it was an example of Japanese Metabolism- an architectural movement emblematic of Japan's postwar cultural resurgence.  The Tower was composed of two interconnected concrete towers, respectively eleven and thirteen floors, which housed 140 self-contained prefabricated capsules. Each capsule measured 2.5 m by 4.0 m and functioned as either a small living or office space.  In March 2022 it was announced that the building would be demolished, and despite campaigns attempting to save it- disassembly started in April 2022.

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Our concrete sculptures are individually hand cast in solid concrete. This means that each piece will have distinctive markings and minor blemishes due to air bubbles in the concrete. This is a natural part of the material and will mean that no two pieces are ever exactly the same.

We aim to make and ship your artwork within 28 days.  If you require your order by a specific date before this please let us know. 



Our concete models are all made using a fine grain quickset cement with a polymer additive. This gives a good balance between strength and detail casting. However concrete is a brittle material and our models are delicate and can break with impact.

Shipping & Returns

Free standard shipping on all UK orders.

We aim to ship within 28 days but priority shipping can be purchased if you require faster delivery.

You can cancel or return you order at any time. Once we recieve the product back undamaged you will recieve a full refund (excluding postage).

We do not refund damaged parcels.If your order arrives damaged please contact us immediatley to arrange for a replacement.

Care Instructions

Concrete is a brittle material and so our models are delicate objects. They can be chipped or cracked easily and so need to be protected from knocks or falls.

Our concrete mix is also not waterproof and so should be protected from damp and moisture

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