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id caadria2009_061
authors Yoshikawa, Yasuyo; Kyoko Miyashita, Tomohiro Fukuda and Kenichi Sakai
year 2009
title Verification of Possibility of Traditional House Use and The Strategy for The Revival of A Historical City
source Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / Yunlin (Taiwan) 22-25 April 2009, pp. 55-64
summary Recently, the number of vacant traditional townhouses has been increasing, as cities’ central districts decay. In this paper, aiming at the activation of a region by effective use of vacant traditional townhouses, a rented house use strategy is proposed. First of all, the current number and potential vacant traditional townhouses and the intentions of local residents and population of surrounding area concerning to their use are accurately surveyed. As a result, it becomes clear that the rented house use of vacant traditional townhouses is necessary and possible. Next, the investigation with current tenants in their negotiation processes with vacant house owners is executed. Furthermore, some approach cases online are searched, and as a result, the following 3 points can be said: (1) it is important to collect and organize information of the vacant traditional townhouses in order to facilitate the rented house use; (2) a trustful real estate broker is necessary; (3) to consider local population expectances and understanding is necessary. Finally, the result of these is received, it is proposed that the database of the vacant traditional townhouses with VR be constructed and it be opened for public access on the Internet. In addition, the establishment of the resident organization for the rented house use as a nucleus of the use promotion strategy is also proposed.
keywords Historical city; investigation; vacant traditional townhouse; rented house use; VR
series CAADRIA
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