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Proposal of "urban agriculture type exchange base" in suburban residential area  -For farming adjustment land in Chiba New Town area-

Outline of work

At the development stage, Chiba New Town was abandoned due to opposition from local residents, mainly pear farmers, and was set up in New Town as a "farming adjustment land", so the pear farm is still adjacent to the residential area. Many are adjacent. On the other hand, with the decrease in the number of primary industries in Chiba New Town, it can be confirmed that residential land development and abandoned cultivated land have been confirmed in farming adjustment land. The purpose of this study is to propose a farming adjustment site in Chiba New Town as a space to improve the current living environment.
In designing, from the investigation of the operation form and complicated cultivation process of the pear industry, which is a regional industry in the Chiba New Town area, the citizens manage the farming adjustment land through the pear industry, and the citizens as a mere farmland management method. It was shown that the farm can be sublimated as a new regional exchange base. Therefore, we proposed a program that incorporates pear cultivation as an educational program for elementary school students and manages it with the participation of residents, farmers, and new farmers. Taking the farming adjustment land adjacent to the elementary school in Chiba New Town as an example, following the typology clarified through the investigation of the urban structure and school construction of the new town, the existing pear farm and various facilities attached to it, the pear farm Designed various facilities to accompany it.


Outline of work

Urban agriculture exists in Tokyo, and there are concerns about its decline due to a decrease in successors and tax issues. However, agricultural land has functions that the current city should play, such as environmental conservation, food supply, education, disaster prevention, and inheritance of history and culture, and is an indispensable existence. Therefore, we will propose a new program based on the current functions of agricultural land and add housing to diversify activities and promote the revitalization of agriculture. In addition, taking advantage of the fact that agriculture used to draw up river water in the past, it is now used as a clue to regenerate the old landscape by creating farmland at the level of rivers below the road surface. The morphology is determined from the shade map because it is a condition that the sunshine is secured for 6 hours or more as a standard for growing vegetables. At present, agriculture cannot be carried out without paying taxes equivalent to those for residential land. However, by adding agricultural land to rental housing, agricultural land that does not require tax is created. Therefore, by opening the eaves in consideration of the shade, it is possible to maximize the production of agricultural land of different levels. Rental farmland and rental housing are programs unique to cities where people come and go frequently, and promote metabolism. By creating the mobility of people, the city will be revitalized. In other words, this proposal is an experiment to reconsider the necessary functions of the city itself.

A landscape of agriculture in modern times
---  Formation of farm-related living room in the former Yabata village of Chigasaki city and proposal of bamboo circulation type architecture  ---

The former Yabata village district of Chigasaki city has developed as a dispersed village in the suburbs of the city from the Edo period to the postwar period, but now the development of new residential areas is progressing, and the old and new mansion forests and farmlands of landowners and farmers coexist. It is a city.
Although local relatives who have mutual aid relationships in the rural era remain in the area, it can be said that the connection with new residents is weak. Due to the decline of agriculture and the declining birthrate and aging population, problems such as loneliness, loneliness, and increase in vacant houses and fallow land have arisen, and sustainable town development is required.
This master's design utilizes the surrounding blocks centered on the remaining agricultural land, connects old and new residents with the theme of living with agriculture in the city, and creates "ground edge" and "value" with a view to a new longevity society. Propose "Agricultural Living".
The main program of Agricultural Living will be the experience exchange of agriculture and the training center of the regional concierge who will be responsible for the future of the region, and the sub-program will be combined with exchange functions such as open kitchen extracted from regional issues.
As for the facilities to be built in the farm-related living room, we will propose a "bamboo-cycle circulation type building" equipped with a self-build system using bamboo and wood from the mansion forest, and will carry out facility maintenance through public participation.
While inheriting the memory of a farming village, a farming life with a natural circulation and a territorial edge is created by farming. Through this proposal, we have pointed out the possibility of living with agriculture that solves the problems of longevity society by effectively utilizing local stocks such as agricultural land and mansion forests in urbanized cities.

Takahata Agribelt-  Reconstruction of the town by complex construction of agricultural experience facilities and local facilities 

In recent years, agritourism, which allows you to experience the nature and culture of rural areas, has been attracting attention. While agritourism is expected to be a model for rural community development, it is often pointed out that the activities are not linked to the lives of the people living in the area, as there are many cases where the construction of agricultural products and tourist facilities is all about. Based on this situation, we propose the reconstruction of the town by building a complex of agricultural experience facilities and regional facilities. Takahata Town, Yamagata Prefecture, which is the design target, is a town that has special products such as rice and grapes, but the industry is declining due to the declining birthrate and aging population. On the other hand, due to the improvement of convenience, there are increasing opportunities for tourist farm users, students for agricultural training, and agricultural workers to experience organic farming. Therefore, we plan a complex facility consisting of a convenience store and a simple accommodation facility, a food service center / culture center and a tourist farm, and an accommodation facility and a restaurant on three sites along the cycling road built on the site of the abandoned railway line called Mahoroba Ryokudo. , Attempt to reconstruct the entire railway line as an agribert including existing regional facilities. By planning the usage of local residents and visitors to overlap little by little, each building will become a building that is a part of the lives of local residents but also an agricultural experience facility. In this way, by integrating the regional and cultural facilities that have been scattered up to now with the newly established tourist farms and agricultural experience facilities along the axis of the town, we envision a place where various relationships can be loosely connected.

Design of agricultural facilities in Tome City-Creation of new architectural space incorporating corporate form-

In recent years, with regard to Japan's agriculture, the low self-sufficiency rate has become a major social problem against the backdrop of anti-reduction policies, aging employees, and food safety issues, and emergency measures for food shortages are inadequate. Is said to be. On the other hand, paddy fields are also a vast waterside environment peculiar to Japan, and conventional agriculture rooted in the region played an important role in terms of environment and culture, but it is becoming difficult to maintain it. Therefore, as part of raising the self-sufficiency rate of agricultural products, the government passed the revised Agricultural Land Law in 2009, which enables companies to acquire agricultural land, greatly expanding the possibilities of agricultural revitalization. If such an agricultural policy is continued in the future, it is expected that agricultural management as a corporate entity will increase. Therefore, this paper is to plan and design a new agricultural facility that incorporates the corporate form as one of the ways that agriculture is required.

Ridged landscape-Proposal of collective residence with "agriculture" as the core of communication-

My field seen from the window. The joy of raising is just around the corner. Share the freshly caught vegetables with your neighbors.
Sometimes we all like the harvest party. Life is overflowing in Azemichi. Rich because we live together. It's fun because we live together. A new appearance of disappearing urban farmland. Ridged landscape.
Unfortunately, leaving the mansion forests and urban farmlands, which are important as local assets, as they are is very difficult. Through fieldwork, such as research on urban farmland and tours of collective houses, we listened to the voices of actual residents and made proposals that were balanced with modern needs while building the will of the Lord. In the "landscape with ridges", residents of various generations and types form a fun community centered on agriculture.

"Consideration of reduced landscape" -Renewal of mixed residential and agricultural areas in the expanding suburbs with reduction-

The purpose is to reconstruct the landscape of the commuter town. 

I grew up in Urawa City, Saitama Prefecture. This land, which is close to the rice fields of Minuma, was once an agricultural land where several irrigation canals moisten the soil. People lived in a forest-covered house, praying for a good harvest at a shrine dedicated to God, with farming as their livelihood. There was an original landscape where people lived and lived while being connected to this land. During the postwar economic development, Tokyo expanded to the suburbs, which eventually became known as the "commuter town." The city, which has been regarded as a "bet" for people working in Tokyo, has been overdeveloped, prioritizing economy and convenience over daily life. As a result, houses were unplannedly crowded, roads for cars that could not be separated from pedestrians were laid, and the current landscape, which could not be said to be a rich living environment, was created. Still, for me who grew up in that landscape, the scattered forests and fields were a great playground and one of the few places to experience nature.

Japan is entering an era of depopulation. Along with that, the structure of society and cities will be required to change from expansion to contraction. However, in the suburbs of Tokyo, where the population is still growing, conventional overdevelopment continues. Originally few forests and fields are in danger of disappearing. If nothing is done, a large number of vacant houses will be created in the residential areas where nature is scarce in the near future.
The plan is to find a space where humans can live abundantly in the unfavorable residential area of Bettown, which was born in the era of expansion, and to draw a landscape of decline that creates it.

"Proposal for apartments for disorderly cityscapes and landscapes in residential land surrounding the city-from the results of an urban agricultural land survey-"

I paid attention to "urban farmland".
The river turns into a skating rink in winter and a playground for children in the dry season. I was surprised to see the volume change to approach that of a detached house.

Development of mini-residential land in residential land surrounding the city and sprawl of mass-produced housing. Agricultural land that has lasted for more than 400 years is already being lost in Setagaya, Tokyo. As an urban farmland, it still exists in various volumes in the gaps with residential land that is repeated on almost the same scale. It can be said that the situation where agricultural land is scattered in the city creates many contradictions and is not a good environment. However, even such a chaotic situation seems to be in order as a whole when viewed from a slightly distant point of view. I thought that the strange relationship between housing and farmland was creating indescribable fun. Therefore, we decided to propose an apartment house with these phenomena as positive factors. We propose solutions to urban farmers, connections with local communities, and open spaces in cities. As for the overall composition, the entire site is a gentle hole toward the center, an apartment house is set up in the center, and the slope toward it is the agricultural land.

~ Local community revitalization and town factory revitalization plan ~
-Design of complex factory and housing complex for new industrial promotion in Omorinishi area, Ota-ku-

This plan takes up the town factory in Ota Ward, which supports Japan's basic industry, and reconsiders the proximity of work and residence. For small and medium-sized enterprises with a factory space of 50 to 450 square meters, we proposed a work-living proximity complex facility for the purpose of industrial promotion using a comprehensive design system by a private business entity. In the factory facility where 47 factories can move in, a technology development production facility that integrates technology development based on the characteristics of the Ota Ward Town factory, an in-factory distribution system that corresponds to the concentration of factories, even if it is crowded It consists of a total of 18 facilities, including dwelling unit facilities that ensure livability and openness, peripheral maintenance such as expansion of facilities necessary for the local community and elevated railroad crossings, and shared facilities that share factory welfare facilities. .. The contradictory facilities of the factory and the dwelling unit were connected by a shared facility, and the mutual aid relationship by the proximity of work and residence was embodied in the continuity of the space.

Tokyo reclamation

Proposal to demolish a part of the vacant house and make it a farmland while inheriting the character of the vacant house. Apartment houses function as the core of the farm-centered community of residents who have cultivated land in vacant houses.

Plowed group view

Since ancient times, the Japanese have built their lives with the earth. They cultivated land, cultivated crops, enjoyed the blessings of nature, and lived in a community of villages, helping each other. I reinterpreted the original scenery of Japanese people's lives to the present day. The farming landscape created by the community is created in the city by putting on the clothes of the livelihood on the core of the stratum that is continuous from the earth. A Japanese who has walked with the earth and built a living. I drew such a future original landscape.

Farm Apartment

An apartment house where you can live affluently with nature. The space full of amenities by the farm changes according to the four seasons and becomes the face of a lively city.

Under a series of roofs-Proposal of suburban housing that inherits agricultural land and creates irrigation canals-

Urban dwellers are paying more attention to agriculture, such as food safety and educational viewpoints for children. In addition, future changes in working styles may lead to diverse ways of engaging in agriculture. Therefore, we propose a new suburban house that lives in a rice field in the suburbs not far from the city. The design will be such that the roofs will be connected along the rice fields, including various programs such as cafes and restaurants, following the form of a row village where residential land is connected along canals and roads. The building can also be converted into a waterway when it becomes uninhabited in the future. Now that awareness of agriculture and working styles are changing, it can be said that "how to build suburban housing" is a transitional period. Proposal of housing for multi-generational people to live a "living with farming", connect with the town, and inherit the farmland.

Factory district to be unraveled

Focusing on the local resources of the town factory, we will create the scenery of the town where the diameter is born by opening the town factory to the surroundings. The site is Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, a city of manufacturing. After the burst of the bubble economy, many town factories were closed, and the former factory site was developed as a commuter town, becoming a mixed area of housing and industry. I will think about how to mix and match this housekeeper. The existing town factory will be opened to the town, and houses that are expected to increase will be stacked. Places where each function overlaps are provided at various levels in the gap. The place expands, straddling the outside and involving local shops and public facilities. People's activities are reflected in such places, and the vague roads become the diameter and create a new cityscape.

Reciprocity-Living to cultivate the earth-
​~ Related architect ~
Algorithmic Architecture

Algorithm architecture is a design method that uses information processing technology and involves fine discrete processes with fine resolution, and redefines the relationship between nature and humans, and the relationship between nature and act = artificial construction. Nature is an infinite continuum, but when human interpretation is added to it in the process of design, it is inevitably "discretized" into finite elements. An algorithm is also a method for discretizing and understanding nature, but unlike the conventional coarse resolution discretization process up to modern times, it discretizes nature with finer resolution and nature as a continuum. It is an attempt to get as close as possible to itself.

​~ Related architectural ideas ~
Algorithmic Architecture

Algorithm architecture is a design method that uses information processing technology and involves fine discrete processes with fine resolution, and redefines the relationship between nature and humans, and the relationship between nature and act = artificial construction. Nature is an infinite continuum, but when human interpretation is added to it in the process of design, it is inevitably "discretized" into finite elements. An algorithm is also a method for discretizing and understanding nature, but unlike the conventional coarse resolution discretization process up to modern times, it discretizes nature with finer resolution and nature as a continuum. It is an attempt to get as close as possible to itself.

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