IZUMI PARK TOWN, Sendai, Japan

This phase of Japan’s largest privately developed new town was planned primarily as a single-family residential community with commercial and industrial zones along its south edge.

 

The landscape architects, when faced with an existing master plan that would have cut the existing hill in the center of the community in order to maximize buildable area, convinced the developer to follow an alternative plan that preserves the forested hill and uses it as a landmark and a central recreation and open space amenity, thus raising land values while creating a much more environmentally sensitive development.

The hill is encircled by a ring road and its main approach is by a landscaped central avenue terminating at a community park at the foot of the hill. Other roads radiate out from the hill into the various neighborhoods, each provided with a centrally located neighborhood park and a pedestrian network linking the open spaces.

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TOKYO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS, INC.

株式会社東京ランドスケープ研究所

 

Tokyo Landscape Architects is a team of experts who through their experience, education, and worldview bring a keen understanding of the relationship between human beings and nature to the planning, design, and management of the outdoor environment.

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Tokyo, Japan 151-0071

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Land Design One Pte Ltd is a landscape architectural practice based in Singapore and Manila, providing services locally and to all of Asia and surrounding regions and bringing together the internationally diverse experience of its partners as well as a skilled technical team to provide personal service and creative solutions to a sophisticated clientele.

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As a member and designated manager of the administration consortium, TLA’s Landscape Management group operates Yanagishima Campground in Chigasaki City using their planning background to create a unique guest experience for families and friends at this forested seaside venue.

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Aomori Miraiya is a source for locally grown agricultural products that deliver the taste of Aomori nationwide while helping to revitalize the community and the area.  TLA  supports local companies like Aomori Miraiya as well as the revival of the Tohoku region.

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Through the careful and crafted integration of Green Infrastructure  planning strategies and design solutions, estudioOCA is an international landscape architecture and urban design studio solidly engaged in helping transform the current direction in Asian development towards more sustainable practices  

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