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Walk for the Woods

Team Asakura (Keiji and Hayley), joined a huge group of fund-raising walkers to support The Woods Project, a non-profit organization that seeks to develop leadership capacity and life skills in low income youth through a series of outdoor education/environmental awareness programs at … Continue reading

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The First Lady mentions Keiji in her new book!

Michelle Obama’s new book, America Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, features the 611 Walker Container Gardens, known as City Gardens, instigated by Keiji Asakura. “For years, the only thing outside the Bob … Continue reading

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Another Successful Open House – April 14, 2011

Thanks to Clients, Colleagues, Friends and Family For Your Support!                 Images by: Ruben Serrano, R.Serrano Photography (thanks, Ruben!) In order of appearance: Mary Lawler, Bill Neuhaus; Bob Adair, Liz Jacob; Theola Petteway and … Continue reading

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611 Walker’s Unusual Community Garden

It didn’t take long for the project to hit the ground running. Keiji Asakura, local landscape architect, had been batting around the idea of growing vegetables at City Hall for a while. A moment of serendipity arrived when his email … Continue reading

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Houston renovation hopes to divert 90% of materials from landfill

Carrie Stallwitz and supporting friends gathered today to hear how over 90% of the carefully dismantled building materials from her soon-to-be renovated home can be reused by Habitat for Humanity. Along with representatives from Habitat were project architect, Camilo Parra … Continue reading

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