Geijutze Program/"Availability" of elderly people is "Times of crisis"

The greatest "availability" of elderly people is the reconstruction of "commodity" in poverty, conflict, and disaster.

The point is "Times of crisis".

Our movement always "Win". Because disasters are absolutely inevitable at any time and any place.

"Elderly people" must be a reconstruction leader who realizes "rebuilding" of "architecture" and "region" when a natural disaster occurs. "Reconstruction" is caused by the physical landscape, history, tradition, and economic regacy of the land. And, to rebuild "architecture" and "region" with physical and mental characteristics. The subjective consciousness is "qualia" of the victim. "Architecture" not only as a craft aspect but as "home" = a place of commodity life, making "architecture" all the beginning. "Reconstruction" can not solve problems unless there is a time system to project the past (= memory) to the future (= desire). Because these two are "concepts" which are recognized prior to any empirical recognition.

Regarding the problems of housing rebuilding, the perspective of regional regeneration, independence of victims, time efficiency and economic efficiency are important. Just leaving it to the national government and the administration does not solve the problem, each and every one can only move. "Reconstruction" will not proceed even if it imposes a model of an ideal housing or city ignoring regionality. In that case, the "elderly people" with plenty of wisdom and experience will be the leading role. "Elderly people" should utilize existing resources and systems to create "sustainable workplaces" and "traditional communities" supported by regional demand. For that purpose, we must proceed with handmade "reconstruction" that does not rely on meetings and design drawings. In the rebuilding of "architecture" and "region" in "reconstruction", it is impossible to put a heavier burden on the working generation. "Elderly people" should focus mainly on regaining local communities and original landscapes. "Elderly people" will be the subject, aiming at reconstruction of the original landscape of "house" and "district" by maximizing the experience and wisdom of many years.

"Restoration" is not limited to infrastructure improvement and restoration of houses, aiming to revitalize the region with hope as a desire for memory of the past. The disaster victim always thinks of the meaning that he survived at the risk of their life to "reconstruction". The subject of reconstruction is victims. People who become "leaders" after fulfilling "reconstruction". Of course, the lifeline, infrastructure and urban plan are based on the power of the national government and municipalities. However, in order to maintain the community it should be an opportunity to build a new scheme that supports "elderly people".


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