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The Nakagin Capsule Tower part 3

The final post from me on the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo this time it’s from the surrounding area.

I know there is a lot of pressure for the Nakagin Capsule Tower to be pulled down and a new building to be put up and replaced and I do understand that there are market forces involved but it would be a real shame that such a iconic building would be lost to future generations. 

Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
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Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
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Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
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Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside
Nakagin Capsule Tower building outside

Blue Mountain

Over the last week Alex Mack with some help from Dom Hubner have transformed the front of the Blue Mountain club in Stokes Croft ready for the clubs refurbishment and reopening this week.

Great use of colours as usual from Alex who is no stranger to working on big wall’s, the last time she was in Bristol Alex painted the outside of the Duke of York Pub over in St Werburghs last year.

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Alex Mack
Alex Mack and Dom Hubner
Alex Mack and Dom Hubner
 Dom Hubner
Dom Hubner
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
Alex Mack
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain
The Blue Mountain

The Nakagin Capsule Tower part 2

Here some more photos of the Nakagin Capsule Tower building itself mainly interiors and on walkways connecting the two towers as well as from the roof.

Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
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Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides
Nakagin Capsule Tower building insides

The Nakagin Capsule Tower part 1

The Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo was a building that I fell in love with and grabbed my attention from the very first time I ever saw a photo of it and has still has me feeling that way after being lucky enough to stay in there back in May of this year.

I will be posting 3 post to cover the photos I took while there one post from inside of the room I stayed one from the building itself and finally one of around the building.

Architect and designer Kisho Kurokawa was part of the example of Japanese Metabolism, an architectural movement emblematic of Japan’s postwar cultural resurgence. The building needs some serious money spent on it to bring it back to its days of glory back in 1972 as it still exists today but has fallen into disrepair since it was first opened.

Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
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Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
Nakagin Capsule Tower Room
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Nakagin Capsule Tower Room

  

The Cosy Club Bristol

I popped into the Cosy Club  Bristol on Monday,  as I knew that it had recently opened up in Corn Street just to have a look and simply to have a cup of tea.

I was blown away by the beautiful interior architecture of the building it had been refurbished as well and looks great.

While I was in having my tea I was a bit cheeky and asked if it was ok to take a few photos and these are the ones I took while mooching around and the tea was great as well as the very helpful staff so no complaints and I will be going back !

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Skylight
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Red Curves
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Mug Shots
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Bar
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Sky Lights
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Curves
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Lamps
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Coat of Arms
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Lines and Curves
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Lamp …. lights
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Lamp …. Lights
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Abstract Lights
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Shades
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WOW!
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All In A Line
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Deer Me!
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Just Another Light Abstract
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Window Seat
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Cosy Room
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Bird
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more Lines
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Red and Blue