2012 Maeder-York Family Fellowship in Landscape Studies
Takuma Ono was the first Maeder-York Family Fellow in Landscape Studies at the Gardner Museum. He was in residence at the Museum from June 1, to August 31, 2012. In addition to Takuma Ono, Christopher Marcinkoski of Larchmont, New York, was recognized as the first runner up for the Fellowship and Jill Desimini of Cambridge, Massachusetts as the second runner up.
Mr. Ono is a founder and Design Director of Aershop (Architecture/Environment/
Research/Workshop), New York, NY. His interests in the biological sciences and urban design have led to involvement in a range of collaborative urbanism projects. He received his MLA from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2007, and his BS in Microbiology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at RISD.
Mr. Ono appeared at the Museum on the evening of June 7, 2012, in conversation with Charles Waldheim, Ruettgers Consulting Curator of Landscape.