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This week, Green Building Japan and the Japan Landscape Architects Union are hosting a joint symposium as they work to advance green buildings and LEED in Japan. A centerpiece of their conversation is Futako-Tamagawa, a 36-acre site in Western Tokyo that is the country's first LEED ND project. Futako-Tamagawa is a mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented project that is pushing the boundaries of sustainability. It's also a beautiful showcase of Japan's innovation in advance of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. As Japan deals with an aging population and overall population decrease , Hiroki Hiramatsu, the founder and CEO of Woonerf Inc. (the company behind the project) believes that LEED ND projects such as Futako-Tamagawa are solutions to Japan's nationwide problems. Projects like these serve as inspiration to other cities in Japan as they wrestle with how to intelligently downsize and ...

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