A native of Glasgow, Scotland, Ken was raised in the Pacific Northwest and has spent many seasons exploring the region’s mountains and waterways. Ken draws inspiration for his designs from the natural environment. In addition, garden and architectural styles and history have been a focus of his academic as well as professional background. These interests and experiences serve as a strong foundation to Ken’s design approach and his belief that architecture and garden design are both integral parts of a well-designed site.
Ken holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Washington and is a licensed landscape architect in the state of Washington. In addition to his professional practice, Ken has had an opportunity to teach design courses at the University of Washington and Edmonds Community College. Ken currently lives near the city of Langley on beautiful Whidbey Island with his wife and daughters.
Kwatee is a landscape designer with more than 20 years of design, installation and horticulture maintenance experience. He brings a unique combination of practical construction experience and design knowledge to his daily work. His thoughtful approach toward balancing the client’s goals with site-specific factors has contributed to numerous successful projects.His experience as a landscape designer includes all phases of design, construction documentation and construction management. Projects in both the public and private sectors include single-family estates, healing gardens, green roofs, commercial and institutional. Kwatee holds a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Temple University’s School of Environmental Design.