The Nakagin Capsule Tower was the first capsule architecture design, the capsule as a room inserted into a mega-structure, built for actual use. The Capsule Tower realizes the ideas of metabolism, exchangeability, recycleablity as the prototype of sustainable architecture.
The building houses the new headquarters for Aguas de Barcelona (Agbar), the municipal water company.
The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently revealed the design for its new building, to house the institution's permanent collection, the renovation of the existing Edward Durrell Stone building, and the nation's largest museum park.
The museum is composed as a series of five pavilions, each containing a specific component of the building program.
With the Blizard Building, the design team aimed at creating an outstanding new building for the College, as well as a significant landmark and educational resource for the local community.