Japan’s Thinnest Buildings

Japan is not only the 10th most populated country in the world, but also has a population density of around 879 people per square mile. This naturally makes the country’s real estate some of the most expensive in the world.

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The people of the country have coped up with this shortage of land by constructing increasingly ‘narrower’ buildings to live in.

The WebUrbanist has compiled a pictorial gallery of such buildings, which only makes me appreciate the enterprising Japanese, even more.

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