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Tokyo Vernacular - a book by Sand, Jordan

Tokyo Vernacular

Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Tokyo Vernacular( )
Author: Sand, Jordan
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

Preserved buildings and historic districts, museums and reconstructions have become an important part of the landscape of cities around the world. Beginning in the 1970s, Tokyo participated in this trend. However, repeated destruction and rapid redevelopment left the city with little building stock of recognized historical value. Late twentieth-century Tokyo thus presents an illuminating case of the emergence of a new sense of history in the city's physical environment, since it...
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