The period between 1876 and 1910, what is so called "the period of Japanese Concession", is very important in the history of Busan. At that time, not only political, economical and social situations had changed rapidly, but also architectural history had made progress greatly.
This study is to find out the background and the characteristics on the acceptance of the modern urban planning in Busan and to make an analysis on the explanation of land utilization and the location of building in Japanese Concession area. With intent to an expansion of territory and the security of place for trade expansion, the Concession was almost built up of government, public offices and commercial buildings for Japanese.
In addition, it is the purpose of this study to analyze social and historical background and the characteristics on the establishment of the varied facilities in the period of Japanese Concession in Busan. During the years from 1876 to 1910, many kinds of architecture were built up to establish the social facilities on the new settlement land for Japanese emigrant in Busan area. From the change and the utilization of the education facilities and the religious facilities, we can trace the urban development in Busan.