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Howard Fang

Howard Fang

South Pasadena, CA, US

 

About 

Designer, Consultant, and Co-Founder of Two Trees Design, Inc.

Howard Fang graduated from Cal-Poly Pomona with both Bachelor's and Master's degree in Landscape Architecture.  He has over 15 years of landscape design experience.  He specializes in residential and estate garden design and planning.  He is an expert in drought-tolerant planting design and has extensive planting (and California native planting) knowledge + experience.  He also has experience in pool design and water features.

He is currently working on residential projects of both large and small lots, primarily in the San Gabriel Valley communities.

Employment 

Two Trees Design, Inc., South Pasadena, CA, US, Co-Founder, Design Consultant & Designer.

Specializes in residential, multi- or single-family, and small commercial small lot, landscape design.

Dec 2013 - current
 

Famous Garden., Rosemead, CA, US, Sr. Project Manager and Designer

Famous Garden, Inc. is a landscape architectural firm that specializes in custom built home, multi unit dwellings, commercial real estate, and developer-led residential landscape design for the greater San Gabriel Valley region as well as parts of Orange County and Inland Empire. With more than 10 years of experience, Howard Fang has both assisted and lead the landscape designs of "hundreds" of homes in the San Gabriel Valley area ranging from high-end to affordable residents.

Within his capacity as a Project Manager, the responsibilities include but not limited to the following-
- Prepare design proposal.
- Marketing and networking with local architects and developers.
- Meet with client/developers/architects/engineers.
- Reconnaissance, plant identification, and inventory existing site conditions
- Develop and prepare design concept for client and City review.
- Develop and prepare workable "base sheet" with plans gathered from all design parties involved from architect to engineers in AutoCAD.
- Attend and present design concept to HOA members, or Planning Commission in meetings if necessary.
- Prepare "special" plans such as Fuel Modification plan or Tree Inventory and Replacement plans to assist City review process.
- Prepare working drawings (Planting, Construction, Layout/Dimension, Irrigation, and custom details plans) for Final City review.
- Develop drought-tolerant planting plan per WUCOLS planting palette for California Region 4 climate.
- Prepare water efficiency calculation per California AB-1881.
- Construction supervision and resolving field issues on the spot.

These are Howard Fang's qualification and experience as a designer and manager at the current position.

Apr 2003 - Nov 2013
 

Lawrence R Moss Assoc., Glendale, CA, US, Associate Designer and Jr. Project Manager

Associate designer and Project Manager in Training at a small but busy landscape architectural firm that specializes in civic, institution, street renovation, and park projects. Also served as City Landscape consultant in charge of landscape plan check duties for City of San Gabriel, City of Arcadia and City of La Verne.

Oct 2001 - Apr 2003
 

Education 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Master of Landscape Architecture.

Sep 1999 - Jun 2001
 

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Landscape Architecture

BS in Landscape Architecture.

Sep 1991 - Jun 1996
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills