FUJII Yasuyuki


  • Department of Regional Cultural Policy and Management
  • Graduate School of Cultural Policy and Management
E-mail yfj@suac.ac.jp
Research Keywords:
Sustainability, Depopulation, Public Private Partnership
Degrees Ph.D. (Urban Engineering), University of Tokyo (2017)
M.A. (Urban Planning), University of California, Los Angeles (1991)
B.A. (Urban Engineering), University of Tokyo (1986)
Selected Professional Experiences Senior Consultant, Mizuho Information and Research Institute Corporation (2001/7-2018/3)
Lead planner, Shimizu Corporation (1986/4-2001/6)
Visiting lecturer, Tsukuba University - concurrent position (2005/12-2008/3)
Research Fields Urban and Regional Planning, Creative City
Major Publications
  • "Tax deed sales and land banking to reuse vacant and abandoned properties". International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, pp.1-17. published online 3 September 2020.
  • "Transformation of ownership and tax payment after foreclosure and the role of land banks – The Cleveland case". Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan, 51(3), pp.798-803. (in Japanese)
  • "Putting the pieces together: How collaboration between land banks and community land trusts can promote affordable housing in distressed neighborhoods". Cities, pp.1-8, published online 24 February 2016.
  • "Vacant properties issues in the U.S. – The market mechanism and land banks." in Architectural Institute of Japan ed., Land use planning in the age of urban shrinkage. Kyoto: Gakugei Shuppansha. (in Japanese)
Academic Organizations City Planning Institute of Japan
American Planning Association / American Institute of Certified Planners


My research interests include urban planning in the age of non-expanding spatial configuration as well as urban and regional management that aims for sustainable society.