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ATSUSHI UEDA is a practicing architect and professor at Kyoto Seika University in Kyoto, Japan, and president of an architectural design firm, also in Kyoto. After receiving a doctorate in engineering from Kyoto University in 1971, he went on to write numerous books on architecture, urban planning, and the environment. Inner Harmony won the Japan Essayists Association award for best publication in 1974. He followed this success with a number of other works in Japanese, and edited a collection of essays published in English as The Electric Geisha: Exploring Japan's Popular Culture.
GUNTER NITWHKE has degrees in architecture, urban planning, and
Japanese. He taught East Asian architecture and urbanism at
Princeton and MIT before moving to Tokyo in 1961. His published
books include The Architecture of the Japanese Garden and
From Shinto to Ando. Recently, he has been a visiting
professor at UCLA and the California State Polytechnic University
at Pomona. In 1998 he was awarded first prize in the International
Urban Competition for his design ideas on the future of Kyoto,
where he has lived since the late 1960s.