Time: May 26, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Portland Japanese Garden
Street: 611 SW Kingston Drive
Website or Map: http://japanesegarden.com/eve…
Event Type: lecture, garden
Organized By: Mary Keith Agnew
Latest Activity: Apr 1, 2011
Dr. Jared Braiterman, a design anthropologist and founder of Tokyo Green Space, will present a lecture on his research on Tokyo urban greenspaces. As a resident of Tokyo and personal friend of Mr. Kobayashi, Dr. Braiterman’s current research examines how bringing nature into the city benefits people and the environment. Dr. Braiterman received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Stanford, and a B.A. from Harvard. He specializes in urban ecology, garden design, clean tech, and business innovation. Based in Tokyo since 2009, he publishes in a variety of mass media, presents at landscape design, computer, and urban design conferences, and maintains a public blog at: www.tokyogreenspace.com.
$10 members/$15 non-members
Reservations required, space is limited
(reservations open 4/26)
Underwritten in part by the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.