Key development method / strategy
Developments balanced among regions.
Decentralizing industrial locations, developing new industrial centers
Creating enriched environment
Large projects such as Shinkansen and Expressways to adjust regional balance
Creating comprehensive and integrated environment for human lives
“Approx. 10 years since 1977” (1987)
Regional developments to realize balances among the regions and to create comprehensive and integrated living environments
Building multi-polar decentralized land
“Approx. 12 years later” (around 2000)
Networking within and among regions by (1) infrastructures, (2) national development for transport and communication infrastructures, and (3) providing various networking possibilities.
Basis for forming multi-axis land structure
(1) nature-rich living environments, (2) Urban renovation of large cities, (3) Clusters among regions, (4) Extensive internationally networked area.