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Solitude as a Hinge

Sociologist Yoshikazu Nango takes a close look at the proliferation of personal spaces in large cities. For Nango, the solution to this common social challenge may be found at its roots, in Japanese cultural tradition.
Yoshikazu Nango, translated by Alan Gleason
  • Yoshikazu Nango is a sociologist specializing in the theory of urbanism and architecture. An associate professor at Meiji University, Tokyo, he has published books such as Hitori-kukan no toshi-ron (Urbanism of the Single-Person Space, Chikuma Shobo, 2018).