Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8742040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 平和都市・建築論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Peace Urbanism and Architecture
タナカ タカヒロ,ナカゾノ テツヤ,タムラ ショウタ,ニシナ ダイサク,スミクラ ヒデアキ,キンダイチ サヤカ,オオクボ タカアキ,タガワ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues9-10,Weds9-10:ENG 103
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Mainly, lectures 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students Cluster 4, Architecture and Building Engineering Program, 3rd Grade
Keywords Hiroshima, Peace-building City, Urban Landscape, Architectural Design, City Planning
SDG_07, SDG_11, SDG_13, SDG_16, SDG_17 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
As a subject included in the "Habitat Planning" within Cluster 4 Specific Subjects, this aims to promote understandings and knowledge as to specific field of engineering, utilizing achieved knowledge from basic subjects. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on development of human resources who can contribute to a peaceful global environment.  (Being able to name symbolic buildings of peace city Hiroshima and to describe their characteristics.  Being able to explain the city planning and histrory designed for peace.  Being able to express their opinions to create a peaceful environment)
・Understanding on development of human recourses who can contribute to human happiness.  (Being able to explain domestic and global issues, and to express their opinions.  Learning liberal arts for social science to find a direction from a global point of view)
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((2) Comprehensive and advanced knowledge and ability to develop basis for building engineers.  Being able to summarize documents of the advanced contents on either a), b) or c) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This subject aims to achieve the following knowledge and specific understandings;
1) Holistic knowkedge concerning Old Castle Town Planning, Restoration Plan after the War, and another history of City Planning in Hiroshima
2) Architectural Views on Peace-praying facilities in Hiroshima
3) Urban Planning and Strategy employed by World Peace-consious Cities
4) Principles for Peace-oriented Urban Environment in 21st Century, and related planning and engineering technology
Class Schedule lesson1 Rebuilding Hiroshima and Urban Planning: 1st term (Tanaka)
lesson2 Rebuilding Hiroshima and Urban Planning: 2nd term (Tanaka)
lesson3 Reconstruction and Urban Planning (Tamura)
lesson4 Awkwardness of the atomic bomb based on the survey of bombed buildings (Ohkubo)
lesson5 Maintenance Technology of Atomic Bomb Dome (Tagawa)
lesson6 Reconstruction after Disasters in the Early Years of the 20th Century (Sumikura)
lesson7 Architectural Planning in the Reconstruction of Hiroshima (Sumikura)
lesson8 Architectural Planning after Various Disasters in the Recent Years (Sumikura)
lesson9 Discussion on Peace-oriented Architectural Planning (Sumikura)
lesson10 River Improvement in the Water-City Hiroshima (Nishina)
lesson11 River Utilization in the Water-City Hiroshima (Nishina)
lesson12 Evaluation for River Landscape in the Water-City Hiroshima (Nishina)
lesson13 Peace and Energy in Buildings
lesson14 Kenzo Tange and His Works (Nakazono)
lesson15 Design of the Memorial Peace Park by Kenzo Tange and the Memorial Peace Cathedral by Togo Murano (Nakazono) 
lecturer will show and advice according to the lecture 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
See the buildings shown in the lecture in Hiroshima city and think about architecture and city for peace  world. 
Grading Method over 60 points 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it -Introduction to design of peace-oriented architecture by architect
-Introduction to planning policy of peace-oriented urban planning by planner 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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