Joseph S Imamura

Joseph S Imamura

Joseph S Imamura

Adjunct Faculty

Sustainable design and planning, landscape architecture and urban planning.

Joe Imamura recently joined SIS as an adjunct professor.  He is a licensed practitioner, devoted educator, and an impassioned advocate for student learning.  The focus of his work is at the intersection of sustainable design and planning where he is a project manager for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  His work also extends across other federal agencies including the Architect of the Capitol, the U.S. General Services Administration, and a short stint in private practice.

Dr. Imamura also brings extensive teaching experience having taught integrative studies, landscape architecture, engineering, and interior design at Texas Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design, along with multiple graduate degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, and interdisciplinary studies.  He completed his doctorate in Land use Planning, Management, and Design with extensive research on the history of federal public architecture and design management practices.

Dr. Imamura is a certified urban planning (AICP), a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), and a recognized sustainability expert for LEED certified buildings.  He is a member of several organizations including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), American Planning Association (APA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), among other academic societies.


Doctor of Philosophy in Land-use Planning, Management, and Design

Master of Landscape Architecture

Master of Urban Planning [Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Architecture

Bachelor of Environmental Design