Mitch Howard
  • Male
  • Whittier, CA
  • United States

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  • Bernard Trainor + Associates
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  • Joél Carrasco
  • Tony Ignacio
  • Kim Rhoads
  • Brian Kaye
  • anne claire
  • Thomas Savage
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  • Lucy Wang
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  • Jennifer Nitzky, RLA, ASLA, ISA
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Mitch Howard commented on Oona Johnsen's group 'LEED in Landscape Architecture'
"Thanks so much for the link Bill. I'm registering today.......I love it when the prevailing wisdom is a no-brainer."
Jan 30, 2009
Mitch Howard is now a member of Land8
Jan 28, 2009

Profile Information

I am a...
BS in Landscape Architecture from CSUP Southern California
Current Employment:
Landscape Designer, Writer, Teacher.
Favorite Designers
Andy Goldsworthy, Rick Joy, Edward R. Tufte, Wim Wenders, Peter Latz, WEST 8 Urban Design, Patric Blanc...

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Mitch Howard's Blog

Interview with Bernard Trainor of Bernard Trainor + Associates

Bernard Trainor is founding principal and design director of Bernard Trainor + Associates in Monterey, California. Many of BT + A's large-scale projects include sites adjacent to California's protected areas and state preserves. So by…


Posted on March 26, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Interview with Landscape Architect Richard E. Scott -- Why I Sketch

“I find that pulling out pens, pencils, and tracing paper and sketching, especially in meetings, changes the mood and the design experience for others in the room in a very noticeable way. The…


Posted on March 4, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Interview with "Guru of Grasses" John Greenlee

Called the "guru of grasses" by Sunset magazine, John Greenlee is an outspoken advocate for the American meadow and the numerous benefits of grassland ecologies. In this interview, John speaks about growing up in suburban Southern California, designing…


Posted on October 31, 2013 at 10:00am

Interview with Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters

You may know him as “The Treehouse Man” from Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters, but Pete Nelson of Nelson Treehouse and Supply is also one of the…


Posted on August 20, 2013 at 11:50am

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At 10:06pm on July 25, 2013, Chunling Wu said…

Hi Mitch,

Thank you for adding me as friend in Land8. I'm glad you pick up pen and paper again because it's exactly what I told myself 2 years ago when I started my master degree. You will be very happy too see your improvement after 2 years!



Blog Posts

Courtyards in Modern Design | The Room Without a Ceiling

As a landscape architect I love the aspects of modernist architecture that allow a house to embrace and co-exist with the garden around…


Posted by Jason Davidson on September 1, 2015 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

4 Building Materials that Reduce Construcion Cost

Construction and civil engineering activities have experienced a boom due to rapid…


Posted by Modern Homes on September 1, 2015 at 11:00am

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