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The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?

The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?
The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?, House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects. Image © Iwan Baan
House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects. Image © Iwan Baan

Freakonomics has just posted a fascinating new podcast that takes on the question posed by Alastair Townsend in our AD original article: “Why Japan is Crazy About Housing.” The podcast consults with Townsend and economic experts to present a thought-provoking answer to the puzzling question of why Japan builds architecture that is avant-garde and yet, ultimately, disposable. The answer may just surprise you. Listen to the whole podcast here:


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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?" 02 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/481722/the-freakonomics-podcast-tackles-the-question-why-is-japan-crazy-about-housing/> ISSN 0719-8884