Contents

SHINKENCHIKU, JUNE, 2015 Special Issue
 
Interview
004 Vision of Tokyo as the World’s Best City
Yoichi Masuzoe (Governor of Tokyo)
 
010 Chapter 1 Tokyo’s Cool Diversity
012 Tokyo’s Genius Loci
014 Diverse Nature: The Waterfront and Greenery
016 Railways as a Foundation for Urban Structure
018 A Three-dimensional Development of Urban Space
020 Some Things Change, Some Things Remain the Same
022 A Variety of Ways to Enjoy Things
026 Every Season Has Its Own Special Pleasures
028 Refined Spirituality: Shrines and Festivals
030 A Pot of Profound Fascination: Deep Charms
 
032 Comparing Tokyo with World’s Inner Cities
 
 
042 Chapter 2 Tokyo’s Diverse Communities
044 The History of the Urban Development in Tokyo 
from 1868 to 2027
048 Otemachi, Marunouchi, Yurakucho
      Yaesu, Kyobashi 056
      Hibiya 059
060 Shinjuku
068 Roppongi, Toranomon
076 Tokyo Waterfront Area
      Column: Tokyo Changes with the TOKYO 2020 082
084 Shinagawa
090 Nihonbashi
098 Shibuya
      Column: New Subcenter in Greater Tokyo Area 106
108 Ginza
112 Omotesando, Harajuku
116 Ikebukuro
120 Akihabara
124 Hamamatsucho, Takeshiba
128 Akasaka
132 Ueno
136 Sumida, Asakusa
140 Kasumigaseki
 
 
144 Chapter 3 Tokyo’s Recipe
Vision Making
146 National Metropolitan Policies
148 Tokyo’s Vision and Master Plan
150 Tokyo Transportation Plan Invites Change
      Column: City Plans Lay the Foundation for National Capital Tokyo 152
Infrastructure Management
154 Multi-Core Urban Structure Born From Ring Line Railway
156 Private Railway Developments Curb City Expansion (TOD)
158 Station Plazas Widen Terminal Station Service Area
160 Subway Network to Cover Area Inside Central Circular Road
162 Redundancy of Trunk Line Transport
164 Three Ring Road Expressways Support Tokyo
166 Distribution of Roles Between Two International Airports
168 Tokyo Bay Supports Changing City
170 Energy Management for the Age of the Smart City
172 Safe and Delicious Water
      Column: Sewers, Rivers/Waste/Electric Power/Disaster Prevention 174
      Column: Ring Road No. 2: Axis Connecting City Center to New Horizons 176
Urban Development
178 Advanced Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Development 
of Tokyo
180 Land Readjustment as a Basic Public-Private Partnership Method
      Column: Export of Land Readjustment to Thailand 182
      Column: Area Management Initiatives 183
184 Urban Redevelopment to Unlock Potential Through 
Intensive Land Use
186 System Infrastructure to Attract Private Investments
188 FAR Transfer to Enable Both Urban Development and Preservation of Histric Buildings
190 Urban Development Organization Between Public 
and Private Sectors
      Column: Meeting the Challenge of Japan’s Aging Society 192
      Column: Increasing Supply of Attractive Urban Residences 193
 
 
194 Chapter 4 Toward Realizing Tokyo’s Future
– Corporate Visions
Real Estate   Seibu Properties, Tokyo Tatemono, Mitsui Fudosan, Mitsubishi Estate, Mori Trust, Mori Building
Railway Service   Odakyu Electric Railway, Keikyu Corporation, Tokyu Corporation
Design Firm   Nikken Sekkei Research Institute (Nikken Sekkei Group), NIHON SEKKEI, Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei,Yamashita Sekkei
Construction   Obayashi Corporation, Kajima Corporation, Shimizu Corporation, Taisei Corporation,Takenaka Corporation, Toda Corporation, Maeda Corporation
Housing Business   Sumitomo Forestry Environment, Infrastructure   IHI Corporation, TOKYO GAS
(Business category,Japanese alphabetical order)
 
 
Endnote
222 Envisioning a New Era in Tokyo
Kisaburo Ishii 
(Vice Minister, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan)
 
Major Project Index of Each Company 219
Projects Data 224