Name Norihiro KANEKIYO
Nationality Japanese
Date of Birth 26th February 1957
Languages Japanese, English, and some Malay
Education
1981Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture, Chiba University, Japan
Qualification
2002Professional Engineer Japan
2003Registered Landscape Architect Japan
Community
Involvement
Professional
Memberships
Registered Consultant in Urban and Regional Planning, Parks and Green Spaces
Member of Registered Landscape Architect committee, Japan
Member of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture
Member of the International Federation of Landscape Architect
Member of the city planning institute of Japan
Awards
1991Médaille de l'or for the restoration of a Japanese garden awarded by Dep. of Hauts-de-Seine, France
1993Grand Prix "Park of the Year Design Division" awarded by the Japanese Ministry of Construction for Children’s Play ground in Showa Memorial Park Tokyo Japan
1994Grand Prix "Best Landscaping" awarded by Ishikawa Pref. for Jyomon Mawaki Ruins Park, Ishikawa Pref. Japan
1999Grand Prix "Park of the Year, Design Division" awarded by the Japanese Ministry of Construction for Shizuoka Children’s World, Shizuoka Pref. Japan
2003Grand Prix "Park of the Year, Design Division" awarded by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for Tokachi Ecology Park, Hokkaido Japan
2009Award of excellence Japanese Institute of Architecture Landscape 2008 Design Division for Takahashi Construction Company Landscaping
2010Project Ever Green : Garden Competition of Agricultural Bank Grand Prix. of international Competition by Credit Agricole Montrouge France
Selected
Projects
and
Involvement
1981-1987Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design and site supervision for Shah Alam Lake and Park (50ha), State Mosque Landscaping and Town Center Complex Rooftop Gardens (5ha), the New State Capital of Selangor State, Malaysia
1986-1988Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, and Detailed Design of an artistic children’s play environment in the Children’s Forest section of Showa Memorial National Park (8ha/150ha) located in Tokyo, Japan
1988-1990Landscape Architect and Project Manager, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design, site supervision, sourcing of materials, construction, and maintenance guidelines for the Japanese garden, Jardin Albert Kahn, located in Boulogne-Billancourt, Departement Hauts de Seine, France
1987Landscape Architect, with responsibility for Conceptual master plan and landscaping, for Rohton Sports Complex Park, Taiwan
1988-1991Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan and Management Plan for Children’s Playspaces in Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, Hokkaido, Japan
1990-1993Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design and Construction Management for Jyomon Mawaki Ruins Park (40ha) which has a rich heritage of 5000 years’ continuous habitation, located in Noto-Machi, Ishikawa Pref. Japan
1992-1996Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design of the central portion of Echigo Hillside National Park (30ha/650ha) located in Niigata Pref. Japan
1993Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Park Utilization Program with forest rehabilitation plan for the Citizen’s Forest (650ha) which was planted by citizens on land surrounding the city of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
1995-1997Chief Planner and Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Master Program, Implementation of a Self-build Program with Citizens’ Participation, for a regional park (118.5ha) located in Kyoto Pref., Japan
1995-1997Chief Landscape Architect with responsibility for the Landscape Master Plan, Forest Management Program, site supervision, and Environmental Management Activity for a Regional Forest and Fresh Water Fountain Park (20ha) located in Yamanashi Pref. Japan
1995-1997Project Manager, Chief Planner and Landscape Architect for Tango Resort Park (120ha) Kyoto Pref. Japan
1997-1998Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for developing a program of community involvement along with the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design for Riverside Park, located in Kushiro City, Japan
2002-2005Chief Landscape Architect, Environmental Rehabilitation Project for a Regional Park (67.6ha), located, Hokkaido, Japan
1999-2006Project Manager and Chief Landscape Architect, with responsibility for the Master Plan, Advanced Design, Detailed Design, Ecological Management Plan, Maintenance and Management Manual, GIS Management Software, Exhibit Planning, and site supervision for Tokachi Ecology Park (141ha) located , Hokkaido, Japan
2001-2008Project Manager and Chief Landscape Architect for Asahiyama Memorial Park (30ha) , Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
2008Landscape Architect, Landscape Design for Dubai Maritime City, Dubai Maritime City
2008,
2013
Landscape Specialist, National Reserve Management Program of Samoa /Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Samoa
2010- 2013Chief Landscape Planner, Qatar National Master Plan (QNMP) / Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP), State of Qatar
Publications,
Papers &
Presentations
2002"Contemporary Design and Sustainability" A lecture given at the Australian Landscape Conference in Melbourne, Australia, with the theme of Japanese Sustainable Forest Management and Landscape Design
2002"Forest Management with the Participation of Park Users" A presentation given at the International Federation of Landscape Architecture Eastern Regional Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003"The Field of Landscape Architecture" Co-publication with the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture
2004"Ecological Park Management and a GIS Support System" A presentation given at the International Federation of Park & Recreation Administration Conference in Hamamatsu Japan
International
Competiton
1999Chosen as one of five finalists in the Princess Diana Memorial Children’s Playground International Competition, London, England
2005Chosen as one of five finalists in the International Competition of Point Pleasant Park, Nova Scotia, Canada
2010Grand Prix. of international Competition by Credit Agricole Project Ever Green : Garden Competition of Agricultural Bank Montrouge, France
Teaching
and
Lecture
Experience
2001Lecture at Chiba University, Chiba , Japan, November 2001.
2002Lecture at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, March 2002.
2006 2007Lecture at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Lecture at Faculty of Architecture, Chulalonkon University, Bangkok, Thailand

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