Urban Land Use Planning Unit, The University of Tokyo

Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering
Akito MURAYAMA ,Associate Professor, Rikutaro MANABE, Associate Professor, Ryoichi NITANAI, Assistant Professor, Takahiro YOSHIDA, Assistant Professor)


City General/Comprehensive/Master Planning, Land Use Planning, Urban Development, District Planning, Land Use and Urban Form Control, Planning Process, Sustainability Assessment, Machidukuri Degital Transformation, Information of City, Multi-Stakeholder Participation, Participation Methods and Tools

Main Research Topics

  • Sustainable Urban Form and Environment
    in Response to Climate Change, Disasters and Aging Society
  • Smart Cities and Information in Urban Planning
    Usage of Smart Technologies, Spatial Information, Big Data and Social Medias
  • Growth/Shrink Management & Comprehensive Planning
    Development and Evaluation of Municipal Urban Master Plans and Local Ordinances
  • New Neighborhood Model for the Aged Community
    with Elderly Care Services and Housing
  • Major Amendment to the City Planning Act
    for Livable Environment and Regional Land Use Planning