Nobuhisa TAIRA

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Name
Nobuhisa TAIRA
Affiliation
Seigakuin University
Degree
Ph.D (City and Regional Planning)(Cornell University)

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Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1991
 - 
2000
Fuji Research Institute, Senior Urban Planner
 
1978
 - 
1990
Urban Planner Researcher, Engineering Consulting Firms Association
 

Education

 
1986
 - 
1990
City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
 
1974
 - 
1978
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
 

Published Papers

 
Rehabilitation of Vacant Properties through Receivership/Conservatorship in the USA
Rehabilitation of Vacant Properties through Receivership/Conservatorship in the USA
Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan   52(2) 155-160   2017   [Refereed]
Receivership of Baltimore and Conservatorship of Philadelphia authorize non-government entities to rehabilitate or demolish nuisance vacant properties to bring them back to productive use with clearing debts like a land bank. The programs are des...
A study on Vacant Propery Banks
The Journal of Seigakuin University   30(1) 13-30   2017
Many municipalities suffering population decrease operate vacant property banks which offer information on vacant properties to people seeking life in rural areas. However, only a few banks receive users from other areas as planned. A survey of...
A Study on Local Ordinances of Property Maintenance and Vacant Properties - In Case of Dayton, Ohio –
A Study on Local Ordinances of Property Maintenance and Vacant Properties - In Case of Dayton, Ohio –
Urban housing sciences   (94) 104-109   2016   [Refereed]
Depopulating cities have been yielding vacant properties which negatively influence local community on safety, health, and public welfare. Dayton, Ohio State, enacted local ordinances of property maintenance and vacant properties. The ordinances...
A Study on Specific Feature of Land Banks in Ohio State
A Study on Specific Feature of Land Banks in Ohio State
Reports of The City Planning Institute of Japan   (13) 121-127   Mar 2015
Land Banks in Ohio State are legalized in a county level, based on experiences of those in Michigan State. They are non-government and non-profit organizations with board of directors including top management of county and municipality government...
A Study of Advocacy Activities in the Field of Land Use Plan : In the Case of the Growth Control Policy in Oregon State
A Study of Advocacy Activities in the Field of Land Use Plan : In the Case of the Growth Control Policy in Oregon State
Seigakuin Daigaku Ronso   27(2) 1-14   2015
Advocacy activities in the field of land use plan in Oregon State have taken important roles after introduction of the growth control policy. State, county, and city governments are watched both by pro- and anti-land use planning system organizat...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A Study on Intergovernmental relations for Regional Land Use Planning - Case of the Portland Metropolitan Region in a New Stage of Growth Management -
Nobuhisa Taira
International Symposium on City Planning 2007   2007   The City Planning Institute of Japan
Good intergovernmental relations are the key to making and implementing an effective regional plan. The recent planning activities of the Portland Metropolitan Region are analyzed as a case study. Metro (the regional government of the Portland R...

Research Grants & Projects

 
Growth Management Polcies in USA
SCF Interministerial Basic Research
Project Year: Jan 2005 - Mar 2008