GOEG 350 Discussion 2.docx - The picture is showing the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo Japan It was built in 1972 and features a mixed style for both

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The picture is showing the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, Japan. It was built in 1972 and features a mixed style for both residential and commercial uses. The building represents Japanese metabolism, which is an architectural movement that embraces the Japanese culture. The design of the building is the first thing that impresses me because it incorporates the Japanese capsule style but in a relatively bizarre way. This building is regarded as modernist architecture because it has been generated from various global styles: Japanese capsule feature and polycentric appearance. As stated in Japanese Occidentalism and the Emergence of

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