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Takefumi Kurose Last modified date:2023.06.28

Professor / Environmental Engineering, Planning and Design Section
Department of Architecture and Urban Design
Faculty of Human-Environment Studies

Graduate School
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Academic Degree
Ph.D (Eng.)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Urban Planning, Urban Design
Outline Activities
Takefumi Kurose is currently an associate professor at the Department of architecture and urban design, Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, Kyushu University, where he teaches classes in urban planning and design. Takefumi started his career of urban design at Nikken Sekkei Ltd. and he was appointed to Assistant professor of Urban design lab. at the University of Tokyo (2010-2016). His research interests include urban design for shrinking cities, revitalization of brownfield site in industrial city and privately owned public space. Takefumi holds a B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph. D from the department of Urban Engineering, the University of Tokyo.
Research Interests
  • Urban planning and Urban design for depopulation cities
    keyword : Shrinking city, Legacy city, city management
  • Regeneration of industrial cities utilizing brownfield sites and vacant lots
    keyword : Brownfield, vacant lot, urban regeneration, industrial city
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • City Planning Institute of Japan
  • Japan Association for Real Estate Sciences