• Kasugai, Aichi


Regarding the May 28 article “Japan should stop building skyscrapers after quake“: Before the earthquake, a lot of Japanese looked forward to the completion of the Sky Tree Tower in Tokyo. Some expected it to symbolize Japanese technology or at least to put Japan on a par with other countries like America or China when it comes to high-rise buildings. However, the March 11 disaster made us realize how prone Japan is to quakes and that, sometimes, an accident can go beyond our imagination.

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