Monthly Archives: October 2009

Nakamura-san is not a Japanese: Sustainable Urbanism and Its Political Consequences [1]

By Marco Kusumawijaya[2] Last night I met a man by the name of Nakamura. His bloodline is purely Japanese. Both his mother and father have pure Japanese bloodlines. He speaks impeccable Japanese. But, he is not a Japanese. He has … Continue reading

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  Earthquake The International Herald Tribune this morning: Fine arts and fine wine auction in one place and moment, Affandi, Hendara Gunawan and their league, together with Petrus 1995. Young women 40 hours in the dark and pain. Maybe more … Continue reading

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A Letter to You

After three weeks and a night stray in Roppongi I notice the glass is always clear. But the sky is not. Between them the green shades of the garden, who is indifferent. Before me an empty reserved table for two. … Continue reading

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The Movement Begins

Four-story flats ideal: Experts Prodita Sabarini , The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Fri, 10/02/2009 2:22 PM | City Forget landed houses or high-rise apartments, four-story flats are the best way to accommodate Jakarta’s growing middle-class population, an urban development … Continue reading

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