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Male, born 1938, died 07/18/2005

Associated with the firms network

Eckbo, Dean, Austin and Williams, Incorporated, (EDAW), Landscape Architects; Murase Associates, Incorporated

Professional History

Landscape Architect, Robert Royston and Associates, Landscape Architect, San Francisco, CA, 1965- ; Designer, Designer, Eckbo, Dean, Austin and Williams (EDAW), Landscape Architects, Portland, OR, 1980-1982; Founding Partner, Murase Associates, Portland, OR, 1982-2005; (the Seattle office opened in 1989);

Murase lived in Kyoto, Japan for 7 years, working for a landscape architecture firm, and studying its architecture and gardens.

Fellow, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA); Honorary Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA); Murase Associates won approximately 50 design awards.


B.L.Arch., B.F.A., Sculpture, University of California, Berkeley, c. 1965;


Married to Judy Murase.

He had 3 children: Scott, Shawn and Aya Murase.

Murase, then four years old, was exiled to a Utah internment camp, possibly Topaz, with his parents and grandparents during World War II.

Associated Locations

  • San Francisco, CA (Architect's Birth)
    San Francisco, CA

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PCAD id: 2274