Naomichi Hashizume     Japanese

Biography:

Department Staff of Lecturer 1993, and Associate Professor 1997, Professor 2003 - present.

Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Geography, University College London (April 1999 to March 2000)

Office:

Department of Geography, Komazawa University

1-23-1, Komazawa Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8525

E-mail:  nhashiƒƒAƒh

Current Teaching:

Undergraduate Courses 2021:

Urban Geography A,B; Regional Geography of Japan A,B; Seminar for Senior studies; Field Survey for Cultural Studies E; Introduction to Human Geography.

Graduate Courses 2021:

Lecture •Seminar on Geography ‡U

Office hour: 16.20-17.50, Mon. 2021

Research Topics and Publications:

I am studying the policy processes and practices through which green spaces are protected and managed in urban area in Japan. The study has been conducted in Tokyo, Chiba, Sapporo and Fukuoka etc. The results have been published as follows:

Developing Process and Distribution Structure of Municipal Parks in the Tokyo MetropolisGGeographical Review of Japan, 53-(3), 189-202; 1980.**

Urbanization and Greenery Conservation Policy in Yachiyo City, Chiba Prefecture; Geographical Review of Japan, 56-(5), 345-355; 1983.**

Distribution of Black Pine Tree (Pinus thunbergii) in the Built-up Area in Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture; Map 23-(2),7-13; 1985.**

A New Trend of the Greenery Conservation Projects by the Municipal Governments in Chiba Prefecture; Geographical Review of Japan, 60A-(3), 170-180; 1987.**

Open Space Conservation Policy of the Municipal Governments in Chiba Prefecture by Application of the Urban Open Space Law to the Built-up Area; Komazawa Geography, No.30, 93-127; 1994.*

A study on the Conservation Policy of Open Space in Yachiyo City, Chiba Prefecture; Komazawa Geography, No.31, 69-95; 1995.*

Evolution of Municipal Parks and Open Space Policy in Sapporo City: A Case Study of Greenery Conservation Policy by Application of the Urban Open Space Conservation Act; Komazawa Geography, No.32, 31-53; 1996.*

Open Space Conservation Policy in Fukuoka and Kitakyushu City: In Case of Greenery Conservation Districts by Application of the Urban Open Space Conservation Act; Komazawa Geography, No.33, 117-143; 1997.*

Planning of the Obihiro Forest and Public Participation in Obihiro City; Komazawa Geography, No.40, 83-103; 2004.*

Greenery Landscape Structure and Residentfs Perception in Omiya Bonsai Village, Saitama City;  Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.43, 1-18; 2007. **

Green Space Conservation Policy and Management in Greater London:

I am reviewing policies and practices associated with the planning and management of open spaces in London. This study was carried out while I was a visiting research fellow at the Department of Geography, University College London April 1999 to March 2000. I conducted a detailed study of the conservation policies and practices associated with wildlife habitats in the London Borough of Barnet. The results have been published as follows.

List of Green Space Conservation Sites Associated with Wildlife Habitats in the London Borough of Barnet; Komazawa Geography, No.37, 65-78; 2001.**

The Conservation of Urban Nature and Role of Voluntary Bodies in London, England; Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture, 65-(5), 811-816; 2002.**

Conservation Projects Done by Local Voluntary Bodies in the London Borough of Barnet; Landscape Research Japan (Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture), 66-(5), 867-870; 2003.**

Retirement Community in Exurb Resort Villas and Residential Areas:

Progress of Retireefs Settling Down and Aging in Exurb Resort Residential Areas: Case Study of Katsuura and Onjuku, Chiba Prefecture; Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.49, 35-62; 2013. *

Progress of Retireefs Settling Down and Aging in Exurb Residential Areas: Case Study of Kitsuregawa Residential Areas with Hot Springs, Tochigi Prefecture; Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.50,27-53; 2014. *

Retireefs Settling Down and Aging in Tokyo Exurb Resort Villas: Case Study of Minami-Hakone Dialand, Shizuoka Prefecture; Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.52,1-22; 2016. *

Elderly Japanese Retirement Migration to Resort Villas; Toukei, Vol.68 No.11, 21-26.

Elderly Japanese Retirement Migration in Malaysia: A Case of Long-term Stay in Cameron Highlands; Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.57, 1-22; 2021. **

Planning of Garden Cities, Garden Villages and Garden Suburbs:

The purpose of this study was to make clear the characteristics of garden villages and garden suburbs in England. Also, in this paper I discussed the question of the location of the first Garden Suburb.

Garden Villages and Garden Suburbs in England; Komazawa Geography, No.36, 53-76; 2000.**

Greenery Landscape of Merton Park in London Called the Original Garden Suburb; Landscape Research Japan, 67-(5), 799-802; 2004.**

Characteristics of greenery landscape in Omiya Bonsai-cho, Saitama City; Landscape Research Japan, 70-(5), 669-672; 2007.**

Chocolate and The Garden City, Syukuto-Bunka-Koen-Syu Komazawa Univ., No.17,55-61;2014.*

Urban Sprawl and Environment in Urban Fringe and Regional Study in Chiba Prefecture:

Development of Small Residential Tracts and Characteristics of Inhabitants in the Outer Tokyo Metropolitan Area: A Case Study in Kujukuri Region, Chiba Prefecture; Komazawa Geography, No.35, 83-113; 1999.*

Regional Studies in Chiba Prefecture (joint research):

History of Chiba A special volume: Local topography 1 (General remarks); Chiba-Ken, 1996.*

History of Chiba A special volume: Regional Geography 2 (Local Studies); Chiba-Ken, 1999.*

History of Chiba A special volume: Regional Geography 3 (Atlas); Chiba-Ken, 2003.*

Regional Studies in Kujukuri Region, Chiba Prefecture: Changes in Town and Agricultural Areas; Regional Views, No.18, 37-54; 2001.*

Cognition of Place Name and Local Environment by Junior High School Students in Chiba Prefecture; Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.41, 25-43; 2005.*

Yatsu Higata: A Bird Sanctuary preserved in the bottom of Tokyo Bay; Chizu Joho, 29-(2), 12-17;2009*

Other Studies:

The Relocation of Settlements from the Riverside land by the Arakawa River Improvement Projects, Komazawa Journal of Geography, No.47, 57-82; 2011.*

Urbanization and Development of Residential Suburbs in Otaru City, Hokkaido; Geographical Research of Graduate School Students, Komazawa University, No.43,1-12;2015.*

A History of Tsukiji and its neighborhood, Chizu Joho, 36-(3), 8-13; 2016.*

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*in Japanese; **in Japanese with English Summary