This is a report of the "Student Workshop for Reconstruction Assistance to the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake." The disaster occurred on March 11, 2011, and the reconstruction support activities were conducted by the executive committee of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture in Minamisanriku-cho, Miyagi prefecture, from September 4, 2011 to May 2, 2012. The activities consisted of three phases-phase 1: on-site workshop, phase 2: polishing of the student's proposal and presentation of a report at the academic conference, and phase 3: reporting of activities to the local residents. The following four results were drawn from these educational activities: (I) perspective of landscape design, (2) activities were carried out six months time after the earthquake occurred, (3) education as an opportunity for college students, (4) collaboration with local stakeholders, universities, and companies. On the other hand, several issues were noted for future activities of educational institution in disaster affected local areas: (I) safety measures to reduce disaster risk at the site, (2) making a sincere relationship with the local people, (3) fund-raising. In conclusion, work in disaster areas is crucial and further contribution from our design education should be enhanced.
|Translated title of the contribution||Student Workshop for Reconstruction Assistance to the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake: Activities of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture in Minamisanriku-cho, Miyagi Prefecture|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||芸術工学研究 : 九州大学大学院芸術工学研究院紀要|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|