Municipal urban design development in professional training and advisory body - Urban design London and design for London

Shingo Sekiya, Hidetoshi Maeda, Atsushi Deguchi

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Abstract

This paper focuses on urban design development in professional training and advisory body for local municipalities. Looking at the history of urban design in Japan starting from 1970s, methods as municipal design teams, city planning consultation, citizen participation, and design reviews were exploited. By recent inclination of collaboration with private sector, the public governance for urban design is crucial for effective and efficient urban revitalization. This paper reports on the frontier development in London by training (Urban Design London) and advisory organization (Design for London) to reveal the function and the role of urban design development in local municipalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1077-1082
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Volume18
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Oct

Keywords

  • Advisory body
  • London
  • Municipality
  • Professional training
  • Urban design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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