CBYL Program
Mongolia Week
Mongolia Training Program
Developing workshops
for women leaders
Community capacity building
Empowering family & women
Building Asian Urban
Think Tank Net
Collaboration Research
Think Tanks&Civil Societies Program
Policy research, analysis,and evaluation
The Urban Community Research Center for Asia

Sachiko Wakasugi

Senior Research Fellow: Sachiko Wakasugi

Dr. of Engineering & Community Planner
Dr. Wakasugi focused on theory and practice of participatory planning for many urban communities.
She founded the first women planners network in Tokyo.
After suffered from a stroke, shehas been expanding the planning issues for disabled and elderlies.


1990Doctor of Engineering, Graduate School, University of Tokyo, Japan
1970 Master of Engineering (Architecture), Graduate School, University of Chiba, Japan
1967B.A., Home Economics, Japan Women's University, Japan

Professional Background

1996 - presentFreelance Planner/Researcher in community planning
1995 - 1996Instructor, Aoyama Gakuin Women's Junior College
1994 - 1996Planner, Chiiki Sougoukeikaku Kenkyujyo
1990 - 1994Planner, Keikaku Gijutu Kenkyujyo , Japan.
1988 - 1993Instructor, Gunma Kenritsu Hoiku Daigakko, Japan
1967 - 1969Instructor, Keisen Women's Junior College, Japan.

Recent Publications

1. Life History of a Woman: Who experienced the Great Kanto Earthquake and The Tokyo Air Raid. Kazenofuukeisha, 2002.
2. Housing and Community Planning by Residents. Sagamishobo, 2005.