Tokyo looks to start a chain reaction of MORE CONCRETE!
Tokyo looks to start chain reaction of urban renewal
Nikkei | 2014 Oct. 03
The Japanese government will throw funding and tax relief behind a new approach to thinning out overcrowded residential areas…more…
The idea is that the Tokyo government will use idle municipal land to build fero-concrete apartment blocks to serve as new homes for people living in areas designated for redevelopment. Then the evil old homes will erased for new blocks of concrete cages for people.
Previous posts on Japanese concrete love that I have covered on the 3Yen include:
• Japan’s national tree–concrete utility pole (3Yen / 2011-01-14
• 10 Ugly Rivers of the World (3Yen / 2010-02-05)
• Japanese Junkspace (3Yen / 2008-06-29)
• Ill-Machine, Tokyo (3Yen / 2008-01-22) ↓