'Edo and Kyo: The Townscape  in Asia'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Mar 12, 2014

'Edo and Kyo: The Townscape in Asia'

by Sang Woo Kim

Downtown Kyoto was once known as Rakuchu or Rakuyo-jo (Castle of Luoyang), its name derived from a Han Dynasty capital of China. As the name suggests, Kyoto not only has a unique history involving China, but its urban planning was modeled after Chinese capitals: ...