Located on the Onari procuring avenue in Kamakura, Japan, the ‘Onari Capsule’ by Yuji Tanabe Architects was as soon as an optics store however has now remodeled right into a enjoyable capsule toy retailer.
With 65 capsule toy machines and two mirrors dealing with one another contained in the compact house, the Japanese architect aimed to make the inside look as extensive as attainable from the skin. It was vital to create a visible presence that stands out within the procuring district whereas sustaining a Japanese conventional really feel within the metropolis of Kamakura utilizing lanterns, oren curtains, cypress lattices, En-Mado, and faintly reflective silver-leaf paper on the ceiling. The architects additionally introduce the concept of amassing used capsules by creatively designing an interactive lattice wall to put used capsules between the intervals.
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