The idea of a compact city may not meet the needs of the times.
It is a view from several members who participated in the meeting held on December 14th for the first time in about two years by the City Planning Subcommittee of the Social Infrastructure Development Council of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
The meeting on the same day is positioned to consider the agenda itself that should be advanced in the future, based on the current situation. In recent years, the country has been advancing policies based on the Compact Plus Network. The new perspective that has emerged here is that advanced technology is developing, and the penetration of remote work, which was previously delayed due to the new coronavirus infection, is rapidly changing the demand for housing. It is in.
There is a possibility that a different perspective will be required. The secretariat, the City Bureau of the Ministry, will organize this free opinion and propose themes for discussions from the next time onward.