Japan - tokyo no ie (Tokyo Houses)

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As far as Tokyo is concerned, Westerners too often know little apart from the high-rise buildings of Shibuya and Shinjuku and the packed crowds of these commercial districts. But Tokyo is, in fact, a horizontal city, with a lower per unit density than Paris. Whole neighborhoods of single-family dwellings spread beyond the horizon. In calm lanes, and sometimes even in alleyways, each family trying to build its nest, usually on a minimal site, produces a...
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