JAABE
[ Architectural/Urban Planning and Design ]
Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering - Vol. 15, No. 3, pp.397-402
ISSN: 1346-7581 (Print) 1347-2852 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Sep 2016
Received 06 Oct 2015 Accepted 11 Jul 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3130/jaabe.15.397

A Study on the Evaluation Method for Local Congestion in Pedestrian Spaces Using the Traj-Scalar Model

Hideaki Takayanagi*, 1 ; Shogo Yamada2 ; Shota Sugahara3 ; So Koumei3 ; Hiroko Shibahara3
1Associate Professor, Faculty of Urban Life Studies, The Tokyo City University Japan
2Obayashi Co., Ltd. Japan
3Graduate Students, Department of Environmental Science, The University of Shiga Prefecture Japan

Correspondence to: *Hideaki Takayanagi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Urban Life Studies, The Tokyo City University Rm.2405, Bldg.2, The Tokyo City University, 8-9-18 Todoroki, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 158-8586 Japan Tel: +81-3-5760-0245 Fax:+81-3-3702-5576 E-mail: thide@tcu.ac.jp

Abstract

The regeneration and maintenance of large-scale station environments is planned for high functionality with integrated urban functions. Such highly functional space is required to safely and comfortably accommodate extremely dense crowds. It is more strongly required than before to objectively evaluate the design of a space in terms of crowd control. The purpose of this study is to visualize the place and the degree of local congestion in order to allow an intuitive grasp based on the analysis of crowd behavior.

Keywords:

pedestrian flow, congestion, crowd behavior, visualization

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