Kazuo Ukita moves books around the warehouse at his job at a distribution company. Like many other salary men, when Kazuo Ukita leaves home to catch the train for his job, he dons a navy blue suit for the hour-long commute, but changes into company work clothes once he arrives. During the commute, nearly all the men are dressed the same. Japan. Published in Material World: A Global Family Portrait, page 51. The Ukita family lives in a 1421 square foot wooden frame house in a suburb northwest of Tokyo called Kodaira City.