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FINALIST of Re-Draw.05: Nakagin Capsule Tower
Re-Draw.05: Nakagin Capsule Tower
Name: Valeria Zaiter
Institution / Company: University of South Florida / InForm Design Inc.
The image is depictive of a future where rather than being demolished, Nakagin Capsule Tower underwent exponential growth.
In this future of limited resources and space, the capsules are proven to be the most efficient form of construction. With its modularity and versatility, more capsules became annexed to the tower. As the years go by, the tower extends beyond the boundaries of its initial use and area responding to the needs of the users, morphin its way to exponential growth.
The project follows the routine of a Neo-Tokyo civilian as they get ready to start the day. Glimpses into their living condition hints to the changes that the tower has undergone.
With the progression of the narrative, the drastic changes of this future are observed concluding with the realisation that the once Nakagin Capsule tower has become what is the encapsulated district.