Visual Effect of Modern Buildings on a Traditional Japanese Garden

Authors

  • Buket Senoglu Chiba University
  • Hilmi Ekin Oktay Van Yuzuncu Yil University
  • Isami Kinoshita Chiba University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1393

Keywords:

Landscape Design, High-rise building, Japanese Garden, User Preference

Abstract

Even though heritage gardens have been preserved successfully in Japan, these gardens, especially the ones in Tokyo, have been surrounded by modern high-rise buildings that have entered the scenery of the gardens dramatically. This situation has become an issue from the perspective of cultural heritage preservation. This paper aimed to define the effect of modern buildings on a Japanese heritage garden called Hama-rikyu Gardens in the context of user perception by a questionnaire on site. Results indicated that the modern buildings should be eliminated from the scenery of the garden in the future since the participants preferred unspoiled views. 

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1393

Author Biographies

Buket Senoglu, Chiba University

Environmental Science and Landscape Architecture

Hilmi Ekin Oktay, Van Yuzuncu Yil University

Landscape Architecture Department

Isami Kinoshita, Chiba University

Environmental Science and Landscape Architecture

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Published

2018-08-01

How to Cite

Senoglu, B., Oktay, H. E., & Kinoshita, I. (2018). Visual Effect of Modern Buildings on a Traditional Japanese Garden. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(8), 97-105. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1393

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