A Study on Local Residents' Evaluation of Residential Waterfront Area

by Hidetoshi Watanabe, Sanyo Techno Marine Inc, Tokyo, Japan,
Takashi Nagakubo, Sanyo Techno Marine Inc, Tokyo, Japan,
Akio Kuroyanagi, Sanyo Techno Marine Inc, Tokyo, Japan,
Takeo Kondo, Sanyo Techno Marine Inc, Tokyo, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of Japan II

Abstract: In the present study, a questionnaire survey was conducted in 9 cities in Japan to investigate the utilization perception and utilization of local residents to neighborhood waterfront area. The survey results show that urban residents actively seek neighborhood waterfront areas as vital open spaces for relaxation and recreation, and coastal waterfront areas are especially valued and heavily utilized.

Subject Headings: Residential location | Hydrographic surveys | Sea water | Relaxation (mechanics) | Municipal water | Water-based recreation | Japan | Asia

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