Collaborative Reconstruction Process Design Before An Earthquake Through The Development Of A Pre-disaster Planning Program: A Case Study In Shinjuku Tokyo
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This study examines the development of pre-disaster planning program which shows the scenario to overcome the issues of reconstruction and revitalization after an earthquake. A provisional program has been applied based on the experience gained from the reconstruction of the Great Hanshin earthquake and the disaster prevention WS in Shinjuku Tokyo. The analysis made clear the followings three points. First, discussions about rebuilding and creation open spaces made the participants more enthusiastic about their future lifestyle comparing to discussions about road construction planning. Second, more participants were able to recognize their role in the reconstruction process through discussion with other participants about their roles in a future reconstruction. Third, the reconstruction manual based on the results of the WS contributed to clarify the common interest point and fascinate people about discussion on reconstruction scenario. The study points out that pre-disaster planning program contribute in making people become a part of the reconstruction scenario planning and motivate them to prepare for a future disaster.
pre-disaster planning program, collaborative reconstruction, process design, method of participation, resilience