2012 Fukuoka, Japan

Placemaking and waterfronts

of Expert Meetings and Master Classes has been scheduled between 2011 and 2013. Two Master Classes, both related to Placemaking, took place place in Fukuoka, April 12-21, 2012, supervised by Saline Verhoeven (Bureau B+B urbanism and landscape architecture, Amsterdam) and Andrew David Fassam (URA, Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore). A team of 7 international participants collaborated with 6 members from Japanse FDC members to develop a waterfront strategy for Hakata Bay Pier and Suzaki Wharf plus design guidelines for reinforcing the Naka riverfonts as part of an improved public space program for the city center.

Participants: Urmi Buragohain (Australia), Niels Kranenburg (Netherlands), Neeltje van den Bogaert (Netherlands), Satoshi Shibuya (Japan), Candy Rosmarin (South Africa), Britta Vestergaard (Danmark), Rick de Lange (Netherlands), Toyohisa Tanaka (Japan), Shintaro Nakamura (Japan), Kuniaki Koizumi (Japan), Keiichiro Takaki (Japan), Kazuya Oishi (Japan), Akira Fuchiwaki (Japan)

Publication Fukuoka 04-2012 (PDF).

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