Formation and the present evaluations of Sign-Architecture in commercial area of provincial city's centeral district -Case study on commercial area of Nodong-dong Street in Kyung-ju, Korea-

Lee Young-hwan, Haruhiko Goto, Lee Chang-ho

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Abstract

The purposes of this study are to analyze streetscape of the commercial area of Kyung-Ju, a Korean provincial city, and to clarify its characteristics. On this paper, analysis of current streetscape and its history of formation was made. We have also clarified existence of sign-architecture, style of building that is the combination of buildings of Colonial age of Japan and signboard of commercialism symbol. Although there wereno specific plan of development at the research area, streetscape of human scale was formed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118
Number of pages1
Journaljournal of the city planning institute of japan
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan

Keywords

  • Commercial area
  • Provincial City
  • Sign-Architecture
  • Streetscape

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Urban Studies

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