Why are there so many pylons everywhere in Japan?

The industry has no incentive to change as burying them is more expensive, and the government agency staff they take out to expensive Ginza hostess bars is not likely to force them. And again, the explanation of earthquake problems is totally bogus- during the Hanshin (Kobe) earthquake falling electrical wires caused a major danger by blocking roads.

More on this in Japanese architecture and town planning explained


1 Comment

  1. markogts said,

    May 4, 2009 at 11:47 am

    They are H O R R I B L E.

    They ruined 30% of my pictures.

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