Typology of urban networks with reference to transformations of densely inhabited district

Shigeru Satoh, Koichi Tonuma

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The centralization of the population of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area has been accelerated in recent years. In this study the transformation processes of urban size and density from 1960 to 1985 were analyzed using census data of a Densely Inhabited District (DID) which is defined as an area within a shi, ku, machi or mura that is composed of a group of contiguous enumeration districts, each of which has a population density of about 4000 inhabitants or more per square kilometer, and whose total population exceeds 5000. The changing processes of DID's size and density were analyzed throughout the country.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-44
Number of pages23
JournalWaseda Daigaku Rikogaku Kenkyusho Hokoku/Bulletin of Science and Engineering Research Laboratory, Waseda University
Issue number122
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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