Project

Research Members

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Category A)

Field Composite new areas
Branch Society/Safety Systems Science
Particulars Social systems engineering, safety systems
Research Title Secure construction through guarding against human-made disaster in historical cities
Research Representative Akihisa YOSHIKOSHI (Professor, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University)
Research Partaker Kenzo TOKI (Professor, College of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University)
Kanefusa MASUDA (Special Invited Professor, 21st Century Center of Excellence Organization, Ritsumeikan University)
Hidehiko KANEGAE (Professor, College of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University)
Nobukiyo EGUCHI (Professor, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University)
Manabu TAKAHASHI (Professor, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University)
Keiji YANO (Professor, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University)
Tomoki NAKAYA (Associate Professor, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University)
Research Period from FY2006 to FY 2008
Research implementation plan Over 3 years,
  1. Basic research regarding human-made threats to the safety of historical cities (basic research) and
  2. Disaster prevention management system research for building safe towns and areas, and guarding against human-made disaster in historical cities (practical research)
Will be carried out in tandem.

2006

(Basic Research)
  1. Creation of database of human-made disasters and getting a hold on research history
  2. Upgrading of Kyoto special data
  3. Social pathology of Kyoto (societal underdogs)
  4. History of previous natural disasters in Kyoto
(Practical Research)
  1. Management systems for disaster prevention... Everyone
  2. WebGIS of management systems for disaster prevention
  3. Disaster prevention management using online virtual spaces
  4. Consensus building systems between residents and government for the purpose of urban planning related to disaster prevention
  5. Urban planning and landscape preservation systems