Talks with Barrier Free groups over Nagoya castle reconstruction continue

Written with extracts from The Chunichi Shimbun

May 28th 2018

On the 28th, Nagoya City Council visited Nagoya castle tower to rebuild the wooden structure, and opened a meeting with the disabled group at the city hall over the barrier – free measures. Mayor Takashi Kawamura, aiming for restoration faithful to historical facts, reaffirmed the lack of elevators, whereas people with disabilities reported that “There is no concrete alternative proposal and I can not convince them, I can not accept them.” .

Mayor Kawamura visited the Agency for Cultural Affairs near the regular press conference on the same day and presented an idea to explain wooden restoration project. The Aichi Disability Forum, a group of people with disabilities, has submitted a request for reexamination of the project to the agency on 17th.

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