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[FRONT COVER]

A SMALL DEVELOPMENT studio 19


[CONTENTS PAGE]


[SECTION: DENSITY]

DENSITY


[SECTION: DENSITY - TOKYO]

TOKYO

scale 1:1,500,000


TOKYO

- 2 3 w a r d s f o r m c e n t r a l c i t y o f To k y o - Population density higher in city central, lower on suburbs - More population concentrate more in residential areas in each wards - High density residential areas are typically formed by small-paln medium raise apartments - High density of buildings causes extrem narrow roads between buildings - Narrow roads limit vehicle access - High bike owner ship rate - Highly developed public transport systems - Population spread along railways and rivers further away from city - Retails locate on ground floors of residential buildings in high density residential areas - Lowest ward in central city - Chiyoda, with imperial palace and more public project buildings


[POPULATION DENSITY MAP] To k y o M E T R O P O L I TA N 3 5 m i l l i o n

scale 1:1,500,000


To k y o 2 3 W A R D S 9 m i l l i o n

To k y o M E T R O P O L I S 1 3 m i l l i o n

High density population spreads 16km


TOSHIMA

SUMIDA

CHIYODA

M I N AT O


[DENSITY - HECTARE COMPARISON]

TOSHIMA

SUMIDA

206 p/ha

CHIYODA

175 p/ha

M I N AT O

39 p/ha

114 p/ha

scale 1:1500


TRANSPORT People live far away from work places, too many people travel by subway causes heavier traffic happening underground.

ECONOMY High price for living in city causes extreme small apartments occur in high population density areas.

C U LT U R E Women usually stay home after getting merried in Japanese families. Many population remain in suburbs during daily working hours.

M I G R AT E Yo u n g p e o p l e e n j o y i n g nightlives in central c i t y. Yo u n g e r g e n e r a t i o n tend to migrate from country-sides to modern city for education and work oppotunities.


OFFICE

RESIDENTIAL

To k y o L i a i s o n O f f i c e 30 levels

RESIDENTIAL

Ty p i ca l a p a r t m e nt 4 levels

Ty p i ca l h o u s e 2 levels

MIX-USE

Commercial&residential 3 levels


TOSHIMA

SUMIDA

CHIYODA

M I N AT O


[PHOTOS: GROUND LEVEL AND AERIAL VIEW]


[TADITIONAL HOUSE PLAN VS MODERN APARTMENT PLAN]

TRADITIONAL

MODERN


[HEIGHT ANALYSIS]


CHANDIGARH

1:150,000


[DENSITY MAP]

Population 1million, Density of 93p/Ha

1:150,000


[FIGURE GROUND]

1: 2500


[CITY MAP]


RESIDENTIAL

TRAFFIC

BURAIL

C U LT U R E

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