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Category: Hotels

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Kisho Kurokawa - Nakagin Capsule Tower - Exterior
January 02, 2006 /

Nakagin Capsule Tower
Kisho Kurokawa
Tokyo, Japan

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.

Hotel Marques de Riscal by Gehry Partners, LLP, in Elciego, Spain, Exterior roof detail,
Photo © Thomas Mayer
September 25, 2006 /

Hotel Marques de Riscal
Gehry Partners, LLP
Elciego, Spain

The winery of Vinos Herederos del Marques de Riscal is located in Elciego, in the Rioja region of Spain, and is one of the oldest wineries in the region. The building is a series of rectilinear elements, clad in sandstone, combined with sweeping panels of gold and pink titanium, and mirror finish stainless steel.

Marina Bay Sands by Moshe Safdie in Singapore, Singapore. Exterior view landscape. Rendering.
Photo © Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd. 2006. All rights reserved
May 24, 2008 /

Marina Bay Sands
Moshe Safdie
Singapore, Singapore

The complex, part of the continuous necklace of activities surrounding Marina Bay, forms a gateway to the city.

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