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Waterfront Development and Cultural Policy in Yokohama City, Japan
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Waterfront Development and Cultural Policy in Yokohama City, Japan
Kim, Na-Young;
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This article aims to understand the meanings of urban regeneration utilizing culture and art focusing on a case of the waterfront development in Yokohama, and consider the role of culture and art playing in the cultural city strategy within the revitalization of regional cultures as a main intention by means of interrogation into the cultural policy and its practice in the waterfront development of a sea-port city. Yokohama has proceeded successfully the waterfront development through the creation of culture and art space by using the characterful and attractive urban scape and regional sources around the waterfront. In the cultural policy of `the Creative City, Yokohama` as a part of `Culture and Art Creatvie City` strategy of Japan, `National Art Park plan` as a space planning policy realizes the regeneration of the waterfront through the creation of culture and art space. The examination on the basic intention of this venture and its practice helps comprehend a role of culture and art playing in the waterfront development of a sea-port city and shows the direction that the cultural policy would take in the waterfront regeneration.
sea-port cities;waterfront development;cultural policy;creative city of Yokohama;
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