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Marc Keane

Visiting Scholar; Landscape Architect and author of books about Japanese Gardens
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Cornell project: To represent EAP in its collaborations with Johnson Museum, Landscape Arch. Dep't. and Cornell Plantations on Asian (Japanese) garden design, to include possible lecturing on the topic.

Marc Peter Keane is a landscape architect and writer based in Ithaca, NY. Born in New York City (1958), Keane graduated from Cornell University's department of Landscape Architecture in 1979 and spent the next six years working as a landscape architect and graphic designer in Burlington, Vermont, with an interval during that time as an assistant to Paul Friedberg at M. Paul Friedberg and Partners in New York City. In 1985, he traveled to Japan and entered Kyoto University's department of Landscape Architecture as a research fellow, and spent the following two years studying various aspects of Japanese gardens and culture. From 1988 to 1994, he worked as a landscape architect specializing in garden design at the office of Ryoichi Kinoshita, an architect specializing in traditional wooden structures. From 1994, to 2002 he worked out of his own design office in Kyoto. In 2002-2003, Keane taught at Cornell University as a visiting fellow, and now runs his own design office in Ithaca.

Expected Visitation Dates: 5/15/2017 to 5/14/2018