On planning issues of tsunami evacuation buildings seen in the great east Japan earthquake

Shinji Yagi, Shuji Moriyama, Ichiro Hagiwara, Yuji Hasemi, Yujin Hirata, Kaito Kitahara

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    Development of tsunami evacuation building has become an issue in Japan. This paper is a report on planning issues on the basis of the actual use surveys of tsunami evacuation building in the Great East Japan Earthquake. There are a lot of areas without a building that has the structure and scale conditions. The target building decreases more when buildings are required to the stay. It is necessary to develop the method that tsunami evacuation buildings with different performance are located effectively. In addition, in order to make effective use of tsunami evacuation building, the evacuation training is required.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)873-878
    Number of pages6
    JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
    Issue number48
    Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jun 1



    • Actual use
    • Field survey
    • Great East Japan Earthquake
    • Tsunami
    • Tsunami evacuation building

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Building and Construction
    • Architecture

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