Type of Building: Example of Japanese Metabolism. Function: Apartment Complex Architect: Kisho Kurokula Date: 1972 Style: 70’s Location: Tokyo Cultural Group: Japanese Materials: Modified sea containers
Historical Facts: Architect makes unusual buildings Fun Fact: You can take or add blocks Why I choose this building: I’ve never seen a building with block and circular windows stacked on top of eachother.
Building Name: The Highlife Tree House Type of Building: Family Living Function: House Architect: Pete Nelson Style: Log Location: England Cultural Groups: British Materials: Wood Fun Fact: In an actual tree Why I chose this building: It was cool and I like treehouses.
Building Name: Raffles Hotel Type of Building: Hotel Function: Living Architect: Regent Alfred and John Bidwell Date: 9th Century Style: Colonial Location: Singapore Cultural Group: Chinese Fun Fact: It’s a hotel Why I chose this building: Tall with a lot of windows
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