A CASE STUDY ON PUBLIC AREA AND ITS RELATION TO THE BEHAVIOR OF THE ELDERLY IN THE FISHING VILLAGE

Yoko FUJII, Masamichi TANAKA
2018 Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)  
The village studied in this research is Onoura, a village in Toyo island found in the Seto inland sea.Onoura has a unique landscape with high-rise, high-density housings and narrow alleys. With depopulation and aging in the area, the quantity of vacant lands have increased. This paper aims to describe how the village of Onoura is supporting everyone, especially the elderly through productive outdoor socialization. Also, this paper aims to analyze the distribution and behaviors of the people in
more » ... s of the people in the public area of Onoura and how they solve the problems in the physical structure the area.
doi:10.3130/aija.83.1897 fatcat:c6ql5k7kdzcr5bq3jrmslgcinu