Tama New Town, Japan, Asia
 
 
Year1965latitude: 35° 38'
longitude: 139° 26'
Period
Initiator(s)Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Planning organizationThe Housing and Urban Development Corporation, Tokyo Metropolitan Housing Supply Corporation and Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants200,000 (2010)
Target population342,000
Town website
Town related links
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 

Tama Central Station
source: Public domain


The Studio Ghibli animated film Whisper of the Heart (1995) is set in Tama New Town. See: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113824/

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