Settlement planning through linking people - A participatory approach of the Kitagata project in Japan

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The Kitagata Project advocates participatory settlement development in urban low-income communities in Japan. This article introduces the background, processes and methods of community participation in Kitagata. It also describes the planning process and participatory housing design. It concludes by briefly discussing issues related to settlement management.

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No. 38
19 - 24