Principal & Chair of Design Culture
Tao is the Chair of Design Culture and principal at Sasaki, an interdisciplinary design firm based in Boston.
Trained as an ecologist and landscape architect, Tao is active in the arena of ecological design, striving to bridge the gap between practice and science. He has led many award-winning projects and research initiatives at Sasaki. He has published widely and frequently speaks at conferences around the world. He taught landscape architecture at Rhode Island School of Design and has been a regular studio critic at Harvard Graduate School of Design, MIT, and other universities in the U.S and abroad.