Developing a sustainable eco-city in pre-Olympic Tokyo : potential of new methods and their limits in an urban era / Mariko Ikeda

Ikeda, Mariko

This chapter intends to elucidate the emergence of sustainable urban development in Tokyo in light of the upcoming 2020 Olympics by exploring various administrative and commercial practices, such as urban development plan with rooftop and wall greening or river projects in the inner city. The research methods involved a review of the empirical literature, an analysis of existing statistical data, and a detailed examination of case-specific data collected in a field survey.


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