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    • ISSN: 2010-0264
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IJESD 2015 Vol.6(4): 259-266 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2015.V6.601

Application of Affective Engineering Method to Discuss the Social Function of Urban Water-Amenity Landscape

Connie Yixuan Zhang and Yoshida Tokuhisa
Abstract—Nowadays, river conservancy and polluted/waste river reclamation had already become a significant task in city planning, as well as the re-construction of urban river channels. Different from the former river reclamation method which applies concrete bank construction, a new concept of “water-amenity park” is considered as a river-reconstruction method due to the concept of “affective engineering”. In this research, a systematic method based on affective engineering is developed to estimate urban water-amenity; 3 representative river-based water-amenity parks were selected to be estimated.

Index Terms—Affective engineering, urban river plan, water-amenity, water environment.

The authors are with the Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering, Waseda University, Nishi-Tomida 1011, Honjo, Saitama, 367-0035, Japan (e-mail:,


Cite:Connie Yixuan Zhang and Yoshida Tokuhisa, "Application of Affective Engineering Method to Discuss the Social Function of Urban Water-Amenity Landscape," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 259-266, 2015.

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