Tag: Social Sustainability & Sustainable Living


Building Community: Stepping Beyond Typical Large Scale Housing Development Models to Create Better Rural Communities

Community is a vital aspect of living, yet most large scale housing developments tend to focus on achieving maximum occupation rather than creating environments within which communities can grow and thrive. This paper explores the key characteristics of large scale (and post disaster) housing developments in Sri Lanka, and their impact on the culture of


Threat of Bio-Cultural Diversity Loss Evaluated by International Students; Case of Traditional Japanese Paper (Washi) Making in Futamata Community

Kanazawa City was designated as UNESCO Creative City in the field of crafts and folk, and the demand to the locally made traditional crafts still remains high in the city. However, after the rapid economical growth, the utilization of the local natural resource for traditional crafts making was reduced due to the introduction of the