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Toshi Karato

Senior Associate

Toshi is devoted to exploring the meaningful places that ground people to their cultural and ecological landscapes shaping their individual identities. From residential gardens to campus master plans, he strives to create places that are beautiful and resilient with a focus on the ephemeral experiences. Drawing on his background in history and engineering, he is passionate about integrating performative projects in broader narratives of place.

He received his Masters of Landscape Architecture and Masters of Architecture from the University of Virginia and his work has been recognized by the ASLA and ICAA. While in New York, he served on the board of NYSCLA and ASLA-NY Chapter advocating for the profession and its public service.

Toshi enjoys exploring the local cultural and natural offerings, as well as traveling near and far—often visiting the landscapes he grew up with in Japan and Germany.