Konstantina Stara

About Konstantina Stara

Konstantina Stara is a landscape architect and agronomist. Her rich educational background includes studies in Landscape Architecture, Plant Science and Agriculture Engineering. She received her professional license in 2006 and since then has been working in diverse cultural environments balancing Western and Eastern philosophy. She is currently working in Thailand with Landscape Architects of Bangkok on a variety of projects, mostly housing, residential and corporate, and in each step of the design, from concept to construction drawings.

A little piece of Greece comes to Japan

My Greek garden, ‘Parea’ (Παρεα) is a garden to live in, to gather with friends and family. I had a lot of fun designing it. During the process, I was thinking about all my favorite things in Greece. All those happy memories are incorporated into the design. Cycladic island architecture is one strong feature of my garden. Another important aspect is Mediterranean plants. I wanted to use the plants that are most commonly found in Greek gardens. Continue reading