Colin Okashimo

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Colin Okashimo

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First Name

Colin

Surname or Business Name

Okashimo

Years Affiliated

2019

Birthplace

Canada

Occupation

Sculptor and Landscape Architect

Biographical Text

Dr Colin Okashimo (Canada/Singapore) is a sculptor, landscape architect, and master planner. Of Japanese descent, Dr Okashimo was born and raised in Canada, where he graduated in landscape architecture at the University of Guelph in 1982. He moved to Singapore and established his own practice in 1996. He has designed intriguing landscapes for hospitality and residential projects across Asia. His PhD thesis is titled Art as Contemplative Place with Reference to the Sited Works of Isamu Noguchi(London’s University of Arts, 2007), and he has published a book titled Provoking Calm: The Artworks of Colin K. Okashimo. He was awarded the Singapore President’s Designer of the Year Award in 2015.

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“Colin Okashimo,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4070.