Distilling “Urban Kernel” from the Revival Processes from War Damages in Japanese Local Cities

Kigawa, Tsuyoshi, Furuyama, Masao and Seo, Kyung Wook (2013) Distilling “Urban Kernel” from the Revival Processes from War Damages in Japanese Local Cities. In: 9th International Space Syntax Symposium, 31st October - 3rd November 2013, Seoul, South Korea.

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Abstract

In 2011, Tohoku Region Pacific Coast Earthquake attacked Japan and the Tsunami destroyed a number of cities completely. After 2 years, the way of revival are discussed right now. In the process, how the community can be reproduced becomes hot issue. The city vanished instantly, therefore, they need to reproduce not only buildings but also lifestyles. However, this is not first experience for Japanese. The war damage revivals were carried out after WWII. The purpose of this study is to investigate the revival processes from war damage in Japanese local cities and reveal the "Urban Kernel" from them. Urban Kernel is an implicit norm to reproduce urban fabric. By using this concept, an alternative viewpoint in city planning would be shown.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2015 09:56
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:07
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/21100

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