A Study of Jeju Naval Base Influence on Gangjeong Village with Physical Planning Recommendation

by Sungik Kang

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Department: Design, Architecture, Art and Planning: Community Planning
Degree: MCP
Year: 2015
Keywords: Urban Planning; Jeju naval base; military base; environmental construction; local idensity; regional development
Record ID: 2059611
Full text PDF: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=ucin1406821281


The Jeju naval base is a huge construction project that will bring about roughly 7,000 new people to the population in the small village of Gangjeong, Jeju Island, Korea. The village population of Gangjeong is about 5,000 residents and they have relied on the local environment. Thus, the large construction project has generated several kinds of issues, including environmental, local social, economic, and so forth. Although the authorities of Jeju naval base have argued that the base should be helpful for the village in terms of local economy primarily, many experts have be concerned about the negative impacts of Jeju naval base causing problems of environment, society, and economy, especially in the tourism industry.