Basic Study of Revaluation of the Landscapes in Nara Basin
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
|Research Institution||Nara Women's University |
MATSUMOTO Hiroyuki Nara Women's University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (70116979)
TOMATSURI Yumio Nara Women's University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (60032322)
SOHMA Hidehiro Nara Women's University, Faculty of letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (90196999)
IDETA Kazuhisa Nara Women's University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (40128335)
UCHIDA Tadayoshi Nara Women's University, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Professor, 人間文化研究科, 教授 (00213439)
TAKADA Masashi Nara Women's University, Faculty of Letters, Associate Professor, 文学部, 助教授 (60273827)
吉田 容子 奈良女子大学, 文学部, 助教授 (70265198)
|Project Period (FY)
2004 – 2006
Completed (Fiscal Year 2006)
|Budget Amount *help
¥7,400,000 (Direct Cost: ¥7,400,000)
Fiscal Year 2006: ¥2,600,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,600,000)
Fiscal Year 2005: ¥2,400,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,400,000)
Fiscal Year 2004: ¥2,400,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,400,000)
|Keywords||natural landscape / cultural landscape / performative landscape / historical and cultural heritage / landscape conservation / landscape design / contribution to local society / Nara Basin|
This project aims at the reconsideration of the natural and human landscape in the Nara Basin. The members of this research project especially focus on historical development of landscapes and methods of landscape analysis.
Takada reviews the landscape and topographic features along the Nara Basin Margin Fault System. He also reviews the characteristics of landform and palaeoenvironment at and around the Umami-Ninotani Paleolithic and Jomon site.
Sohma analyzes three dimensional landscape features of the Nara Basin from satellite images and clarifies that the Asuka region is situated at the center of the SW-NE structural valley between the Y057.0110 and Hatsuse Rivers.
Ideta, the specialist of ancient study focuses on natural landscapes seen from old main streets(Kamitsu road, Nakatsu road, Simotsu road) in the Nara period. He makes three-dimensional images of natural landscapes(mountains and rivers) seen on their streets by means of PC and analyzes the ways of seeing of ancient people wi
th old song collection(Manyoushuu).
Tomatsuri considers the successions, or historical development of human landscapes. The representative human landscapes of the Nara Basin in Edo period are the residence plan of small lords and the land use pattern of their vicinity. He restructures the plan of Yanagimoto lord residence and the land use pattern of its vicinity by mean of pictorial maps in the Edo period and compare them with the modem landscapes, especially the pattern of land use.
Yoshida analyzes the temporal human landscape constructed during the Korean war in the Nara Basin from viewpoint of social geography. Rest and Recuperation Center of American soldiers was established within Nara city and made thrive red-light districts, brothels and street girls. Yoshida develops an unique way of analyzing social space(landscape) gendered by military authorities and government.
Matsumoto attempts to apply the performative approach to landscapes of everyday life. He analyzes the sensitive meaning of landscapes more than the meaning of landscape as a text in the built environment of Nara city. He digs up a new layer of landscape.
Obitani (environmental sociologist) considers the conservation of historical and cultural heritages. The oldest capital of Japan, Aska region has many cultural heritages. Residents have a dilemma between conservation of landscapes and economic development. He puts emphasis on decision making of residents. Less
Report (4 results)
Research Products (16 results)