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Akihiko HIguchi Last modified date:2019.07.02

Associate Professor / urban and environmental system
Faculty of Engineering


Graduate School
Undergraduate School
芸術工学部デザインストラテジー専攻
Other Organization
Other
Administration Post
Other


Academic Degree
Doctor of Design (Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1998)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Landscape Planning and Design, City and Regional Planning
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
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Outline Activities
Major Research Fields:
1) Citizens' Participation in Public Space Development
2) Aesthetic Design of Civil Engineering Structures
3) Preservsation of Rural Landscape
4) Urban Planning and Design in the US

Major Educational Activities:
1) Publuc Space Design Studio (Graduate Students)
2) Aesthetic Design in Civil Engineering (Undergrad.)
3) Graphics (Undergrad.)

Major Social Activities:
1) Member of many public committees
2) Lecturer of various civic education programs
3) Volunteer of various community activities
Research
Research Interests
  • Trail planning and development for revitalizing rural districts
    keyword : trail, rural districts
    2013.04.
  • universal design for sidewalk
    keyword : universal design, sidewalk
    2005.04.
  • Environment-Friendly Town Planning in Shima Town
    keyword : Rural Landscape, Satoyama, Citizens Participation
    2000.04~2010.03Research on Rural Landscape Preservation.
  • Citizen's participation in infrastructure development
    keyword : infrastructure, landscape, citizen's participation
    2002.04Research on Street Design with Public Participation.
  • Waterfront development strategy
    keyword : riverfront, cotozen's participation
    2002.04Research on Riverfront Redevelopment for Machidukuri.
  • Landscape design strategy
    keyword : landscape design
    2002.04Research on Doentown Redevelopment.
Current and Past Project
  • Sanwa Town Streetscape Design Project
  • A Study on Alternative Riverfront Redevelopment for Public Use
  • Shima Town Landscape Design Project
  • QOL Indicators in Europe
  • Sanwa Town Streetscape Design Project
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Akihiko Higuchi, Yoshiyuki Aou, Hironori Hayashi, Tadashi Takao, Revaluation of Traditional Revetment Work of Historic Waterways in Saga Plain, International Symposium on City Planning 2008, pp.761-768, August 2006., 2008.08.
2. 樋口明彦、高尾忠志、粟生佳行、林博徳, Revaluation of Traditional Revetment Work of Historic Creek Systems in Saga Plain, Proceedings of International Symposium on Urban Planning 2008, pp.761-768, August 2008., 2008.08.
3. Midori Enomoto, Akihiko Higuchi, Tadashi Takao, Active Preservation of Historic Bridges by Citizen's Movement in Japan - A Case Study of Chikugogawa Lift Bridge, Society for Social Management Systems 2008 - Infrastructure and Environment, pp.761-768, August 2006., 2008.05.
4. Midori Enomoto, Akihiko Higuchi, Tadashi Takao, A Case Study on the Preservation Process of Meijibashi Bridge as an Industrial Heritage in Conparison with Chikugo River Lift Bridge, Society for Social Management Systems 2008 - Infrastructure and Environment, pp.761-768, August 2006., 2008.03.
5. Rural landscape conservation by land acquisition in Lincoln.
6. A study on the county-scale growth management by Cape Cod Commission.
7. Central Pine Barrens TDR Program for environmental conservation
Selected Papers Environmental Systems Research, vol.34, pp.347-352, October 2006..
8. 樋口明彦、牟田口千尋、眞鍋政彦, Rethinking of downtown public open space policy in Japan: A case study on twelve major cities in Japan, Proceedings of International Symposium on Urban Planning 2005, pp.761-768, August 2006., 2006.08.
9. Streetscape improvement by three BIDs in New York City
Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture, vol.69, no.5, pp.807-812, March, 2006..
10. Citizens Participation in Widening Regional Artery Street
Infrastructure Planning Review, JSCE, vol.22, no.2, pp.361-370, October 2005..
11. Two case studies: riverfront development for community revitalization
Infrastructure Planning Review, JSCE, vol.22, no.2, pp.387-396, October 2005..
12. Landscape design of moveable footbridges -A xase study on recent examples-
Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan, no.40-3, pp.607-612, October 2005..
13. 樋口明彦、高尾忠志、石橋知也、伊東和彦, Restoration of historic stone landscape in downtown Izuhara, Tsushima, Proceedings of International Symposium on Urban Planning 2005, pp.51-63, October 2005., 2005.10.
14. 樋口明彦, PC as a Cultural Manifesto of Our Age, Proceedings of the first FIB Congress 2002., pp91-92., 2002.01.
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Awards
  • Aesthetic design of Kasegawa Dam
  • Waterside in Nogata, Onga River
Educational
Educational Activities
1) Publuc Space Design Studio (Graduate Students)
2) Aesthetic Design in Civil Engineering (Undergrad.)
3) Engineering Drafting (Undergrad.)
4) Graphics (Undergrad.)
5) Theory of Landscape Design (Graduate Students)
6) Community Design (Graduate Students)
Other Educational Activities
  • 2005.09.
  • 2006.09.
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
2004.1.13 Lecturer/"Aesthetic Design of Public Facilities in Nagasaki"/Nagasaki Prifecture.
2003.11.14 Lecturer/Hanyang University Internationa Seminar "The New Paradigm for Waterfront Development: City in Port and Port in City" Presentation/Hanyang University, Korea.
2003.11.14 Lecturer/Machidukuri Training Program/Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kyusyu Regional development Bureau.
2003.11.19 Lecturer/Yokohama City University.
2003.11.18 Keynote Speaker/Utsukushii Kunidukuri Seminar/Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kyusyu Regional development Bureau.
2011.9 Istanbul regional plan proposal international team member.