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Monday, September 9

4:30 pm Lecture
Celebrating the Relationship between Pittsburgh and Japan through Garden Design
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Japan Council, Office of the Provost Year of Creativity and Japan Iron & Steel Federation and Mitsubishi Endowments
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Prof. Shunsaku Miyagi (University of Tokyo) is one of Japan's most eminent landscape architects. He is also the representative director of the Byodoin Temple, a temple in Kyoto that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so important in Japan that an image of it is on the back of every 10-yen coin. Trained and educated in the US and Japan, his guiding philosophy is "Life is Design Itself." He will discuss Japanese gardens and connecting Pittsburgh and Japan through landscape design.

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