Air Pollution In Cultural Properties Nishiyama Yoichi Summary

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Nishiyama Yoichi, with “The Effects of Air Pollution in Cultural Properties,” argues that the pollutants from car exhaust emissions and nearby factories are negatively impacting the aesthetics of cultural communities. Yoichi includes raw data from an experiment conducted, this can be viewed as a strength and weakness at the same time. Yoichi also introduces a powerful opinion; “we are facing a grave situation where priceless cultural properties which have been preserved for more than a millennium could extinct within a few decades,” (Yoichi). This excerpt indicates that if we do not take a stance we could lose our cultural symbols. Yoichi proposes that the buildings be coated with preservation treatment, which simply appears to postpone the
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