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Keiji Asakura, FASLA, PLA

Keiji Asakura, FASLA, PLA

Managing Principal

Houston, TX

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture, California Polytechnic University, Pomona

Discipline

Certifications

  • Professional Landscape Architect, TX (#1170) MN (#55256)
  • Applied Fluvial Geomorphology, Wildland Hydrology
  • Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, US Federal Highway Administration
  • TxDOT Precertification 16.3.1

Awards

  • 2009 President’s Call to Service Award, Keep America Beautiful
  • 2012 Outstanding Professional Award, Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce
  • 2011 Distinguished Member Award, ASLA Texas Chapter
  • 2005 Keep Houston Beautiful/Mayor’s Proud Partner Distinguished Service Award
  • 2004 Community Service Award, ASLA Texas Chapter

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.

 

Q & A

What’s your favorite type of community engagement activity?
Eating/Food Activities

What’s your creative tool of choice?
Pencil/Paper

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


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