Established in 1990 by Fred Beck and Colie Hough-Beck, Hough Beck & Baird Inc. (HBB) is a 14 person professional Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning firm located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. In 2009, ownership transition passed to Juliet Vong as President and Dean W. Koonts as Secretary on the Board of Directors. Colie Hough-Beck remains active on projects as a principal and as an advisor to the firm. Built on the core values of community-based design, quality control, client responsiveness, and sustainable & social responsibility, HBB has continued to diversify its portfolio of projects incorporating emerging technologies and the latest developments in the field of landscape architecture. Throughout its history, HBB offers an “open office” experience in a stimulating and creative learning environment under transparent and collaborative leadership.