Shota Saito

Landscape Architect

Shota is a Japanese Landscape Architect with experience in both Japanese domestic and international urban landscape projects when he worked for firms in Japan. He earned his Master of Landscape Architecture degree with Distinction from RMIT University and completed a Master of Fine Arts (Landscape Architecture) back at Kyoto University of Art and Design.

Shota is passionate about aquatic landscape architecture, focusing on the mutualism between humans and non-human stakeholders. His final project at RMIT University, Flux Aquascape, focuses on the microscopic marine ecosystems and the reviving of local fisheries and it was presented at Archifest 2020 in Singapore.

While Shota was in Japan, he gained knowledge of Japanese gardens by preserving world heritage gardens in Kyoto. Throughout his experience, he pursues various aspects of sustainable urban ecology as a landscape architect.

Expertise

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Concept Design
  • Marine Ecology
  • Model making
  • Graphic Design
  • Drawing & Painting

Qualifications

  • Master of Landscape Architecture with Distinction
  • Master of Fine Arts (Landscape Architecture)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Landscape Architecture)

Memberships

  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Contact

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