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Tsunami and Fukushima Disaster: Design for Reconstruction

  • Focuses on design towards the rebuilding process after the tsunami-disaster in Japan

  • Presents original case studies for anticipating a disaster through planning

  • Applies a practical approach to design for complex problems and landscape

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    • Rob Roggema, Wanglin Yan
    Pages 1-5
  3. Post-3.11 Reconstruction, an Uneasy Mission

    • Wanglin Yan, Rob Roggema
    Pages 7-18
  4. The Design Process

    • Rob Roggema, Wanglin Yan
    Pages 47-61
  5. Planning and Design in Minamisoma: Reborn, Rethink, Return

    • Rob Roggema, Luke Middleton, Wanglin Yan
    Pages 63-94
  6. Planning and Design in Kesennuma: Remember, Reconnect, Reform

    • Wanglin Yan, Rob Roggema, Luke Middleton
    Pages 95-111
  7. Visualisation of Minamisoma

    • Rob Roggema, Luke Middleton, Wanglin Yan
    Pages 113-147
  8. Visualisation of Kesennuma

    • Rob Roggema, Luke Middleton, Wanglin Yan
    Pages 149-185
  9. Conclusion, Recommendations and Outlook

    • Wanglin Yan, Rob Roggema
    Pages 187-196

About this book

This book consists of two parts. The fist part describes the context in which the Prefectures of Minamisoma and Kesennuma need to operate and what the meaning is of the multiple disasters that occurred in the area. The second part illuminates the design process and content of the Minamisoma and Kesennuma designs. Thirdly, the chapters are alternated with reflections on the design and analyses of the disaster on specific themes: energy, demographics and economic factors, environment, water and ecology. The book ends with observations and transcripts of participants in the process, highlighting the benefits of the approach, the appraisal of the process, the appreciation of the design and the parts that could be improved. This final element will lead to recommendation how to implement these kinds of approaches in the area itself and how to spread out over the Tohuku region (the tsunami hit region) and other regions in Japan and Worldwide. 

Keywords

  • tsunami Fukushima
  • design, landscape
  • sustainable, regional design
  • urban design
  • adaptation, disaster
  • landscape/regional and urban planning

Editors and Affiliations

  • VHL , Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Rob Roggema

  • Faculty Environ. Information Studies, Keio University, Fujisawa-shi, Japan

    Wanglin Yan

About the editors

Dr. Rob Roggema, Landscape Architect, is an international renowned design-expert on climate adaptation, renewable energy planning and urban agriculture. He holds positions at several universities in the Netherlands and Australia, State and Municipal governments and design consultancies. Dr. Roggema is the Director of Cittaideale, a research office for adaptive design and planning. In 2008 he received the scientific award for best paper at the Sustainable Building conference in Melbourne.





Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Tsunami and Fukushima Disaster: Design for Reconstruction

  • Editors: Rob Roggema, Wanglin Yan

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56742-6

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing AG 2017

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-56740-2

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-85989-7

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-56742-6

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 196

  • Number of Illustrations: 3 b/w illustrations, 216 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Human Geography, Sustainability, Urban Ecology

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-56742-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)