Urban design center on public-private-academic partnership in small local city - Urban Design Center Tamura, Tamura city, Fukushima prefecture

Hidetoshi Maeda, Takeru Kitazawa, Yukari Niwa, Hiroo Tanaka, Mako Matsuo, Saori Kashihara

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Organization and place for partnership of local society and experts is called urban design center. Architecture and planning schools have its examples. This paper reports the first year of Urban Design Center Tamura (UDCT) to show how local government, local community and university collaborate to revitalize a small city.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-344
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Feb 1



  • Design center
  • Public-private-academic partnership
  • Small local city
  • Urban design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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