Wybe KUITERT

Professor, tenured

Department of Landscape Architecture

Graduate School of Environmental Studies

Seoul National University, Korea

tel:          +82 2 880 9520

mail:       goedemorgen@snu.ac.kr / kuitert-snu@live.jp

Wybe Kuitert is a researcher, speaker, writer, designer, and university professor on landscape with a focus on landscape architecture and history. Having studied in the Netherlands (Wageningen University) and Kyoto (Kyoto University, and International Research Center for Japanese Studies) he is presently attached as tenured professor to the Graduate School of Environmental Studies of the Seoul National University, Korea; also a visiting professor to the Graduate School of Kyoto University of Art and Design, Japan; and Team Research Member at the International Research Center of Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan.

He has lectured for Kyoto University, Leiden University, Université Paris 8, China Architecture Association Architecture History Council, Harvard University at Dumbarton Oaks, Smithsonian Institution, United States Botanic Garden, UNESCO in Nara, Collège International de Philosophie Paris, Tsinghua University, Beijing Jiatong University, North China University of Technology, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan University, Sarajevo University, Sheffield University, Politecnico di Torino University, and many other universities and institutions. He wrote several books and numerous papers being in focus of the academic community since his critique on the Zen garden in 1988.

Other affiliations

-Guest Professor Graduate School, Kyoto University of Art and Design (KUAD), Japan

-Chief Researcher, Research Center for Japanese Garden Art and Historical Heritage, (KUAD)

-Landscape Architect, Principal, Registered at National Architects Register Netherlands, BNT-licensed

-Member Team Research at the International Research Center of Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan.

-researcher Environmental Planning Institute, Seoul National University, Korea

-member Japan Institute of Landscape Architecture, (JILA Research Prize 2007), Tokyo, Japan

-professional member Netherlands Association of Landscape Architecture (NVTL), Amsterdam, Netherlands

-member Netherlands Association of Japanese Studies (NGJS), Leiden, Netherlands

-member Society for Urban Ecology (SURE), Salzburg, Austria

-member Netherlands Garden History Society Cascade, Netherlands

Previously:

2017 (3/20-4/9)

Visiting Scholar, North China University of Technology, School of Architecture & Art, Beijing

2009-2014

Associate Professor, Graduate School Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, Korea

2012-2013

Visiting Research Scholar, International Research Center Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan

1998-1999

Director/Curator, Arboretum Kalmthout, Belgium

1995-1998

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Design, Kyoto University of Art and Design (KUAD), Japan

1991-1995

Honorary Research Fellow, Botanical Gardens Leiden University, Netherlands

1990-1991

Post-doc Research Fellow, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Japan

1988-1995

Honorary Research Fellow, Botanical Gardens Wageningen University, Netherlands

1988-april

Doctor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences Wageningen University, Netherlands

Research Fellow and Student Assistant, Department of Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University, Netherlands

1983-1987

Fellow, Graduate School, Institute of Landscape Studies, Kyoto University, Japan

1973-1982

Master in Agricultural Engineering Wageningen University, Netherlands: Major: Garden- and Landscape Architecture; Minor: Urban and Regional Planning

Apprenticeships: OD205 Delft; Zoen Design Singapore; Dinas Pertamanan Jakarta

1973

Gymnasium diploma (Natural sciences orientation), Amsterdam, Netherlands

Languages: Dutch, Japanese, English, French, German, Swedish, (limited Latin and Greek)