1970’s Architecture

1970’s decade Architecture built and unbuilt projects (1970 – 1979)

Post-Modernism | Brutalism | Arcology | High-Tech Architecture
San Cataldo Cemetery / Aldo Rossi
Religious Architecture

San Cataldo Cemetery / Aldo Rossi

The San Cataldo Metropolitan Cemetery designed by Aldo Rossi  integrates a designed built by the architect Cesare Costa between 1858 and 1876 with a very modern building designed by the architect in 1971. Rossi was a man appreciated internationally for his Architecture theories and his desire was to make a building that reflected his social perspective and theories.

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Nakagin Capsule Tower / Kisho Kurokawa
Japanese Architecture, Residential

Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo / Kisho Kurokawa

The Nakagin Capsule Tower designed by the Japanese Architect Kisho Kurokawa is a mixed-use residential and office tower located in the center of Tokyo, Japan. Completed in 1972, the building is a rare remaining example of Japanese Metabolism, an architectural movement emblematic of Japan’s postwar cultural resurgence. It was the world’s first example of capsule architecture built for permanent and practical use….

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