Practice of "floating Cafe" by the community board

Wataru Hosoda, Tomo Sawano, Hideaki Shimura

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The purpose of this paper is to report on the result of "Floating Cafe" pilot project that community board had practiced, and to analyze the sufficient conditions for practice of "Floating Cafe". The conclusions are; 1) "Floating Cafe" attracted wide range of customers, and gave positive consciousness for them. "Floating Cafe" will be community business. 2) The sufficient conditions are; a management agreement which specify a community board can use a floating pier is concluded; a community board include organizations which have retail associations, cruise companies, and experts like universities; members of a community board have collaboration each other.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-308
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Feb


  • Canal Renaissance
  • Community board
  • Floating cafe
  • Partnership
  • Pilot program
  • Using water area

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction


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