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Urban Transition. Practices and Lessons from Japan

The event entitled "Urban Transition. Practices and Lessons from Japan" will be held at the Castello del Valentino from 25 to 26 September 2023.


How to achieve the goal SDG11 (To make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable)?
Professor Akito Murayama (The University of Tokyo) will illustrate his planning approaches and empirical experiments in Japanese cities in two lectures for the PhD Program in Urban and Regional Development.
Introduced by professor Claudia Cassatella and followed by a discussion among experts from Politecnico, the lectures are open to the interested public.
  • 25 September 2023, from 3,00 to 5,00 pm - Sala Vigliano: "Tokyo Megaregion and its Diverse Urban Areas", Discussion panel: Marco Santangelo, Giancarlo Cotella;
  • 26 September 2023, from 3,00 to 5,00 pm - Sala Astengo: "Community-based Approach to Eco-Smart Districts", Discussion panel: Sara Torabi.

Professor Murayama, Associate Professor of urban planning at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo specializes in land use planning and urban development, urban design as public policy, and planning methodology. Research partner of Politecnico di Torino since 2017 (UNI-NUA Project).

This lecture series is funded by Erasmus + HE Teaching Staff Exchange Program and the PoliTo Japan Hub
PhD Program in Urban and Regional Planning

Convener and Organizer: professor Claudia Cassatella of the Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning - DIST of the Politecnico and the Università di Torino: claudia.cassatella@polito.it.