Professor, School of Political Science and Economics,
Meiji University

SDGs theme

Research fields:
Urban policy and urban administration

Research themes:
Research on land use control in the age of a declining population and frequent disasters, and research on the promotion of planning for the end of housing for the prevention of vacant houses

Main books and papers:
◆“Land Use Control and Housing Policies for the Era of Frequent and Intensified Disasters” (“Journal of architecture and building science”, September issue, Architectural Institute of Japan, 2020)
◆“Issues on the Measures to Induce Residence and Urban facilities with Formulating the Location Normalization Plan” (Coauthor, “Papers of the City Planning Institute of Japan”, No. 54-3, City Planning Institute of Japan, 2019)
◆“Old Houses and Revitalizing Cities – Planning for the End of Housing” (Kodansha Gendai Shinsho, 2018, Awarded by the Japan Association for Real Estate Sciences)
◆“Book on City Planning and Community Building” (2nd Edition) (Coauthor, SHOKOKUSHA Publishing, 2017)
◆“Aging Houses and Deteriorating Cities: the fate of a Society with Excessive Residential Supply” (Kodansha Gendai Shinsho, 2016)
◆“Inspiring Lecture: Is city planning necessary for the future of Japan?” (Coauthor, Gakugei Shuppansha, 2014)