tea ceremony

Learning Tea Tradition at Capsule

Learning Tea Tradition at Capsule

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I teach architecture at Keio University and worked as a secretary for Kisho Kurokawa, the architect who designed the Nakagin Capsule Tower. I will tell you the source of architects' inspiration from Japanese traditional tea house.
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About Access Point: Architectrue-Tokyo

"AccessPoint: ARCHITECTURE-Tokyo" is a group of specialists in the field of architecture. Our goal is to provide information and resources about the growing public interest in the cultural significance of architecture in Tokyo.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Access Point: Architectrue-Tokyo. .

What we’ll do

Starting at Shimbshi station we'll talk about the history of the area and visit the Nagakin Capsule Tower (1972) designed by Kisho Kurokawa. It's a prime example of what's known as Metabolist Architecture, a movement that was active in the 1960's and 70's that focussed on futuristic visions of the city of Tokyo. The Nagakin Tower is comprised of individual, detachable capsule-homes that residents…

What else you should know

You can take pictures inside the capsule, but photography in public spaces like the lobby and staircases is forbidden.

What to bring

Camera
Smart phone
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₹5,273 per person
₹5,273 per person