Urban design and change in Japanese castle towns

Shigeru Satoh

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This paper explores urban form and design in Japanese castle towns of the Edo period - the most common urban type, from which most of today's cities have developed. Original layouts, Feng-Tsui design principles, and more modern adaptations of form are explored.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-234
Number of pages18
JournalBuilt Environment
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Urban Studies


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