Edo

Detail of "He-gassen" Detail of "He-gassen" For more on the work, check out the Waseda University archives -- it helps if
As soon as I saw Taschen's luscious volumeHiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo in a museum gift shop, I knew I had to have it.
Azby Brown's Just Enough is a compelling account of how Edo Japan confronted environmental problems similar to ours, and how it created solutions that connected farms and cities, people and nature.
Another urban visionary is Professor Suzuki Makoto at the Tokyo University of Agriculture who is building a firefly habitat