Preservation of Existing Forests at “Park Homes Okurayama”
“Park Homes Okurayama” has approximately 673m2 of green space (including rooftop and wall greenery). Additionally, in order to pass on the memory of the land to the next generation, among the trees that previously existed at the site, seven Sakuras and one Icho have been preserved right where they originally were.
Layout of green spaces and location of preserved trees
Integrated Maintenance of Adjacent Green Spaces of “Fine Court Hibarigaoka Glovilla”
“Fine Court Hibarigaoka Glovilla” (Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo) performed development of town residences combined with re-maintenance of adjacent forest lands possessed by Nishitokyo-shi, and it furthered development with the project's main purpose of contributing not only to the town residences but also to the region. Surveys were diligently accumulated, for example, checking the status of existing trees one by one in the forest land and selecting which trees to preserve, and this is reflected in the forest land re-maintenance plan. In addition, through periodic thinning of trees that cannot be grown, preservation of large trees, and planting of trees centralized around native species, the forest landscape was improved and a new community base of creation, safety improvement, and landscape improvement was realized.
These efforts were evaluated, and the “2011 Good Design Award (civil engineering, environmental maintenance, regional development, and urban design department)” was received.
Creating and Disseminating New Value
Results of growth status of trees on site of adjacent woodland and maintenance plan reflecting such
“Park City Minamisenrioka” received the “Fifth Osaka Excellent Greening Award” of the Osaka Governor Award.
Green space at
Park City Minamisenrioka
“Park City Minamisenrioka” simultaneously received the “Fifth Osaka Excellent Greening Award” of the Osaka Governor Award in February 2012. It was doubly awarded with the “2011 Fifth Osaka Sustainable Construction Award.”
In addition to focusing on the perspective of environmental consideration of the whole town, multifaceted consideration is given to the role of increasing greenery, and the furthering of efforts worthy of the environmental era, such as external release of green space, landscape formation by increasing greenery, and formation of community and decreasing environmental impact through greening was a point of evaluation.
Mitsui Home Co., Ltd. created the draft of “Resource Provision Guidelines” in fiscal 2010 and is making efforts with the aim of using all sustainable forest resources for all timbers by 2016.
The “Mitsui Home Resource Provision Guidelines” were decided on in fiscal 2012, and activity including the supply chain will be promoted.