Japanese Housing Market in Transition

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 422
RC43 Housing and Built Environment (host committee)

Language: English

A panel providing a rich review of changes and challenges in Japan today affecting housing and society
Session Organizer:
Janet SMITH, University of Illinois, USA
David HULCHANSKI, University of Toronto, Canada
Reshaping the Housing System in the Context of Japan's Post-Growth Society (Oral Presentation)
Yosuke HIRAYAMA, Kobe University, Japan

Tokyo: Rebuilding the Global City in a Context of Urban Maturity (Oral Presentation)
RaphaŽl LANGUILLON-AUSSEL, University of Lyon Ė France, France

Changing Life Course, Changing Housing and the Housing Market (Oral Presentation)
Maren GODZIK, Fukuoka University, Japan

Local Responses to Increasing Vacant Houses in Tokyo (Oral Presentation)
Tomoko KUBO, Gifu University, Japan; Yui YOSHIMICHI, Hiroshima University, Japan

Aging Problems in Suburban Neighborhoods: A Case of Hiroshima Region (Oral Presentation)
Yui YOSHIMICHI, Hiroshima University, Japan; Tomoko KUBO, Gifu University, Japan