Tokyo Program for “Workshop of UK-Japan Joint program”, 22-23 May 2019

Aging of high-rise houses and the decline of cities

To register your interest in attending the workshops please contact Dr. Sayaka Fujii (

[May 22th]

10:00-12:00 Presentation on Planning in Tokyo

Meeting Point: Harumi staion

Meeting Time:

Meeting Room: UR Harumi Island Trinton Square


Akihiko Osawa (Takasaki City University of Economics) and Sayaka Fujii (University of Tsukuba)

12:00-14:00 Walk to Okawabata and Lunch

14:00-16:30 Site Visit in Okawabata River City 21, double aging in urban project

Click to access ookawabata.pdf

[May 23th]

10:00-12:00 WS1, Planning challenges to aging neighbourhoods

Meeting Place: Myogadani Station, North Exit (Marunouchi line M23, larger exit)

Meeting Time: 10:00

Meeting Room: Room 116, Otsuka Campus, Univesity of Tsukuba


Kimihiro Hino (University of Tokyo)

Rina Yamamoto (Seijo University)

Jooho Park (University of Tsukuba)

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 WS2, Redesigning double aging neighbourhoods


O’neil Miller (University of Tsukuba)

Dr. Michael Short (University College London)

Dr. James White (University of Glasgow)

MTG, Closed research project meeting to discuss our collaboration