Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Huffington Post writer discusses Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat in Tokyo, Japan

Jared Braiterman: Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat:
'Do you really think Tokyo is green? Why do you only focus on the good sides of Tokyo?' These are questions that many Japanese and foreign residents of Tokyo have asked me.
Tokyo Green Space focuses on how residents of the world's largest city make the most of a poorly planned and dense city by gardening in the smallest of spaces. There is a growing awareness that making maximum use of public spaces in cities offers tremendous human and environmental benefits. But the questions I have been asked reflect the persistent gap between what is and what can be.

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