Calvin Abe brings to the firm over 30 years of professional
experience in a wide range of landscape architectural and urban design
projects. He is noted for his ability to transform conceptual design
ideas into creative and artful built forms. He is a team player and
works closely with consulting architects and designers to formulate
innovative and technically sound ideas.
Calvin Abe received his Master of Landscape Architecture degree
from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and his Bachelor of
Science degree in Landscape Architecture from California State
Polytechnic University, Pomona. He established Calvin R. Abe Associates,
Inc. (now AHBE) in 1987 and is a registered licensed Landscape
Architect. In addition to his practice, Calvin Abe also teaches design
in the Department of Landscape Architecture at UCLA Extension School, is
a visiting critic at many Southern California schools, lectures
nationally on design and landscape architecture, and participates in a
wide range of organizations.
Since joining the firm, Linda Daley has been a leader in all aspects
of the firm's practice, from business development and strategic
planning, to project and studio management. Her project work has been
diverse and she enjoys the challenges of projects involving
collaboration with community groups or multi-jurisdictional
As Managing Principal, Linda is responsible for the firm's
business development, accounting, financial, and human resource efforts.
With her educational, business and landscape architecture experiences,
Linda provides the business leadership qualities our firm needs to
successfully realize our vision for the future.
With over twenty years of experience in landscape architecture, Evan Mather has led and managed hundreds of successful projects for AHBE and other firms, particularly in the areas of urban design, utilities, public works, and education. As one of our practice leaders, Evan will build upon AHBE’s experience in landscape infrastructure and sustainable community spaces, and advance the firm’s involvement in projects that address water quality and conservation, infrastructure and environmental performance.
Evan is a registered landscape architect in California and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is also an independent filmmaker, known for his short films about design and architectural issues, which include “So What?” an ASLA award-winning documentary about sustainability. Evan holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University.
Brian Mitchell has been practicing in the profession for over thirty
years. He has distinguished himself by becoming highly respected for his
expertise in coordinating complex construction document packages and
construction projects. This expertise has included a variety of project
types such as public streetscapes and civic projects, institutional
facilities, public parks and urban open spaces, as well as multi-family
retail, commercial and resort projects.
Brian Mitchell is a registered Landscape Architect in the State
of California. He has a certificate in Urban Planning from the
University of California, Irvine, and received his Bachelor of Science
in Landscape Architecture from California State Polytechnic University,