A study on actual conditions of closed elementary and junior high school facilities in the 23 wards in Tokyo and the planning process for reusing and utilizing these facilities

Yumi Ueda, Satoshi Akazawa, Kazunobu Minami

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Japan has been reached the real aged society with fewer children, and the number of school students is decreasing. As the society grows mature, the consolidation and the integration of the public schools are promoted, and the number of the closed school facilities is increasing. The authors investigated the planning process of reusing and utilizing closed school facilities, and the actual conditions of the facilities in the 23 wards in Tokyo. In this paper, the planning processes are classified and the effects of the different planning processes are analyzed. It was found from the result of the analysis that the planning processes had a variety of effects on reusing and utilizing closed school facilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-277
Number of pages5
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Feb 1



  • Consolidation and integration of school
  • Elementary and junior high school
  • Planning process
  • Reusing and utilizing closed school facilities
  • The 23 wards in Tokyo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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