A start of design center on public-private-academic partnership first year of urban design center Kashiwa-No-Ha

Hidetoshi Maeda, Takeru Kitazawa, Yukari Niwa

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Planning schools have pursued originalities through involvement in places and communities. Urban revitalization today requires collaboration so that partnership with public & private sectors and academy reveals examples. This paper reports the first year when Urban Design Center Kashiwa-no-ha was started by local community, private companies and universities to work on urban design for a suburban area being developed around a commuting station in Tokyo Metropolitan Area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-296
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 1



  • Area design & management
  • Design center
  • Public-private-academic partnership
  • Urban design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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