Toward urban frameworks accommodating change in urban cultural landscapes


26-Aug-2016 07:54

What effect do any such changes have on economic productivity?Are local development changes near transit stops just a shifting-around of residents and workers, or do they signal genuinely new economic activity? The goal as with many rail transit projects is to attract so-called choice riders.

The Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties organized a new training session for the parties concerned, and I delivered a lecture and participated in the discussion.Cultural landscapes in Japan have drastically deteriorated since the 1960s owing to the fertilizer/energy revolution, active expansion of conifer plantation areas, and the abandonment of agricultural lands.



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