February 25, 2015


Founder & Chairman: Takano Landscape Planning Co. Ltd. President: International Federation of Landscape Architects. Japan
Director: Hokkaido Garden Show 2012 & Hokkaido Garden Show Daisetsu 2015

Takano Fumiaki has over 50 years experience as a landscape architect specialized in design, citizen’s participation and ecology. He has worked as project manager and designer for wide rage of landscape related projects such as regional, city scale landscape master plans, children’s playgrounds, parks, Japanese gardens and Forest and Ecology Parks.

He has been a keynote speaker at many international symposia and universities in countries as diverse as Argentina, USA, Malaysia, China, Korea, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, Israel, Norway and France.

In the past 15 years the garden tourism movement in Hokkaido has become very active. Takano has been leading this movement as landscape architect and as the director of Hokkaido Garden Show 2012 & 2015.

Takano is still an avid Equestrian jumper.