神都計画：神宮関係施設整備事業の特色と意義 Planning of the Shrine City in Ise : Its Characteristics and Significance
Ise (former Uji-yamada) City is the Sacred Ground in Japan because the Shrine has been located for two thousand years more. In 1930's the Shrine City Plan was made by the Government in order to extend the Shrine Gardens and Forests and improve urban infrastructure not only for the residents but also for enormous worshipers. The characteristics and significance of this peculiar plan are as follows: 1. implementation by the Government, 2. making of comprehensive master plan prior to planning decision and projects, 3. strict regulations and large scale park system for city beautiful and shrine solemnness.
都市計画論文集 32(0), 73-78, 1997