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What is Metabolism?

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Metabolism was a Japanese architecture movement that was influenced by organic structures. It is unique in that it makes heavy use of concrete giving it a brutalist feel. Most organic architecture makes use of natural materials and stresses integration of buildings and structures with natural surroundings. Despite the organic-looking structures of metabolist buildings that have a cold, totalitarian presence. Most metabolist buildings date to the 1970s and are now popularly considered bizarre examples of urban decay.
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A Japanese architectural movement that was characterized by organic-like forms and heavy use of exposed concrete.
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