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|Title:||Culture-led Reuse of Former Elementary Schools: A Survey of Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial′s Involvement in Tokamachi, Japan|
|Citation:||Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, 2017; 16(1):61-66|
|Thekla Boven, Takashi Ariga, and Julian Worrall|
|Abstract:||This study focuses on the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial's occupation of former elementary schools in the area of Tokamachi. This contemporary art festival was launched in 2000 in an attempt to revive interest in this remote part of Japan. Through on-site observations, surveys, and interviews, this study rst reviews the overall situation of closed educational facilities in the region. Then, a case-by-case description of the festival's involvement was researched. It was discovered that the festival holds a prominent position in providing new uses for such unused facilities in the region. However, depending on the model of usage agreement, various degrees of occupation can be distinguished. Variations of activity timing, program, spatial occupation, and involved stakeholders, allowed the authors to theorize on the capacity of each model to bring change into these localities, and the region.|
|Keywords:||rural; closed schools; reuse; culture-led; Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial|
|Rights:||Copyright © 2017 Architectural Institute of Japan|
|Appears in Collections:||Architecture publications|
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