Preference for Trees on Urban Riverfronts
Waterfronts, especially riverfronts, are places of value as open spaces in urbanized areas, providing citizens with sites for mental and physical refreshment. To create and enhance such riverside environments, the planting of specific kinds of trees has been applied since ancient times in Japan. As a result, such places came to be noted in those days as places of interest with landscapes of importance.
KeywordsFull Bloom Natural Element Broadleafed Tree Cherry Tree Planting Pattern
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