Professor of Urban Land Use Planning
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
The University of Tokyo .
Current research focuses on the interventions of governments to affect the quality of urban design, particularly through contextual zoning and design review, the analysis of land use transition in metropolitan inner urban area, the making process of urban general plan through citizen participations, and the monitoring/publishing system of urban planning related information. Teaches courses on urban land use planning, environmental improvement program, and urban design control system.
Publications include Planning Through Partnership (coauthor, language:Japanese), and History of Urban Redevelopment (coauthor, language:Japanese).