May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning A short selfintroduction Come from TU Vienna/Wien, Austria: Country with 82,730 km², 8.2 million people Born 1962 in Klagenfurt Live in Vienna, married, 5 kids Stayed more than 8 years out of the country: 4 years in Sweden 2 years in Japan 2 years in Norway, Czechoslovakia, Tanzania and other countries
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Austria in Europe
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Area of Personal Interest
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning My Relation to Japan 1 During 1988 and 1993 work at IIASA –International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis close to Vienna Study on Japanese (and more countries) smog alarm systems to transfer Know how to Eastern Europe Many Japanese friends 1995, „Sustainable Development and its Meaning in Japan“ –Interviewing some 12 decision makers and professors about sustainable development within 10 days. From various research institutes and public administration units in Kansai and Kanto area Did not see much from the county and wanted to see more
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning My Relation to Japan –February to April, National Institute for Resources and Environment under MITI Joining the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) group upon an invitation of a previous colleague at IIASA. –May, Visit of Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Todai, and his former student Dr. Tomohiro Ichinose in Alnarp, Sweden –October, start as Guest Associate Professor at Nogio Kankio Lab under Prof. Yohei Sato An important point was to share opinion about rural tourism in Austria Supervising one student on winter tourism and climate change in Japan
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning My Relation to Japan – 2005 –2003 to 2004 Returning to Tokyo to continue old job as a Guest Associate Professor Finalising research with Ph.D. student about climate change and winter tourism Investigating into the role of greenhouse gases in Japanese rice production First time in Awaji shima in January 2004 for a guest seminar on Nature Protection in Austria (invitation of Dr. Ichinose) –2005 Invited as a Guest Professor of Hyogo University to serve ALPHA as resource person from abroad during May and September 2005.
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning To learn from nature with flowers and greenery as a symbol. Development of inner self. Techniques that both create and protect comfortable environments Necessary to reconsider science and technology Vision is "landscape” Landscape is far more than a visual Scene Aim to Support of Mission of ALPHA
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Important News on the Way to Japan Gardening instead of Golf: you are in trend
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Contribute to Landscape Horticulture, Horticultural Therapy and More Courses Enable you to understand interactions of regional scales Explain how local develops into regional and further into global Demonstrate that local action can counter even global threats That landscape is never lost if people remain living in it
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Message from ALPHA President Landscape is interaction of humans and their environment –humans and space, –with the added element of time Promote interests reflected in landscape horticulture –to preserve the regional heritage –to create a new cultural movement Various needs of our times and citizens –rich in diversity and detail
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Humans and Space
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Space and Time Interactions
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Evaluate Your/My Task within Landscape Horticulture What spatial scales are relevant for me? –Making obvious where I stand and how far I want to reach others. What time periods for planning and management are under consideration? –Explain how long you think into the future. Who shares and supports my interests? –With whom you can join to make a larger impact.
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Schedule for Regional Landscape Planning May 6th, 2005 Introduction/ Student task will be centered around Awaji Shima, the region of concern May 13th, 2005Long term processes in landscape (> 100 years): topography, geology, soil, climate (basis of land uses) May 20th, 2005Mid-term processes in landscape (> 1 year): land uses, long term cultural aspects (structure of land uses) May 27th, 2005Short term processes in landscape (< 1 year): natural and cultural flows (explaination to land uses) June 3rd, 2005Presentation of long term, medium term and short term changes and cycles in Awaji Shima June 10th, 2005 Excursion: rural landscape near by, detection of long term, mid term, short term processes (with Dr. Ichinose, perhaps Mrs. Humiko Nageishi) June 17th, 2005Interests in rural landscape, role play of students as farmers, developers, consumers, etc. June 24th, 2005 Change analysis and wanted or unwanted scenarios for rural landscape nearby (SWOT method) / Finding and solving the planning task (CATWOE method)
May 6th, 2005Introduction: Regional Landscape Planning Schedule Regional Landscape Planning Regional Landscape Planning Task : building rural futures in Awaji Shima, tourism as an option July 1st, 2005Mid-term exam: tentative posters and reports to planning task July 8th, 2005Meanings of Sustainable Development July 15th, 2005Resource consumtion in Japanese agriculture/horticulture, (LCA method) July 22nd, 2005 Austrian rural landscapes, their differences and similarities to Japanese landscapes, based on student results available. July 29th, 2005Discussion with groups, finalising regional l Sept. 16th, 2005Final exam is exhibition of student results in multi purpose hall