Development of "Machinami Carta" as a townscape discussion tool - Case study of Yubara District, Minakami, Gunma

Yoshitaka Toyoda*, Haruhiko Goto, Taro Taguchi, Michiro Yoshida, Shinsuke Eto, Aki Oyama, Daisuke Kenjo, Kota Sugizaki

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This paper shows the effect of townscape discussion tool "Machinami Carta", which is designed to plan the process of creating townscape through community participation. In this study, we aim to clear the steps towards making agreements among people living in "Yubara area Minakaroi town Tone-gun Gunma prefecture." "Machinami Carta" is a tool designed to play games to gain four effects. •To know the townscape in present. • A tool used to communicate with each other. • To share images of townscape •To make people participate in agreement formation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)767-771
Number of pages5
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec


  • Inhabitants participation
  • Programme
  • Tool
  • Townscape
  • Workshop

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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