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In his Nov. 27 article, “Tokyo’s urban design role,” Jared Braiterman paints a very glowing and cheery picture of the integration of urbanism and nature in Tokyo. While I agree that many Tokyo residents show ingenuity in their use of mostly tiny available spaces for propagation of plants, projects such as the Ginza Honey Bee Project and the Ginza Farm can only be seen as token and effete — unless they are replicated on such a large scale that they alter the scope of many residents’ daily lives.

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