As Founding Principal of Asakura Robinson, Keiji Asakura holds over 40 years of visionary leadership and experience in urban design, landscape architecture, and community planning that is mission-driven, holistic, and context-sensitive. His work carefully balances beauty with function, resulting in plans and designs that draw off rich historic and cultural context and offer enhanced mobility, resilience, community health, and social interaction. In his highly regarded practice, he has extensive experience with sustainable design, low-impact development, and resilience planning and has championed the use of green infrastructure and high-performance landscape design in virtually all aspects of the public realm.
Keiji is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows and is the recipient of numerous high honors including the ASLA Distinguished Member Award, the President’s Call for Service Award, and the City of Houston Mayor’s Proud Partner Award for Distinguished Service.
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If you had a superpower to make a bigger impact on communities/ cities/ or environments what superpower would you have?
To make everyone listen and sing in perfect harmony