Honors & Awards

2020 Glen Dake, FASLA
Glen Dake, FASLA
2020
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Glen Dake, FASLA

Glen Dake is a landscape architect at DakeLuna Consultants and a leader in building Southern California community-designed landscapes. His design work includes the Keck Ocean Atmosphere Science Center at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, several stormwater collection facilities in the San Fernando Valley parks, and a commemoration for the historic Sleepy Lagoon. He helped to found the LA Community Garden Council in 1998, and he led a team to acquire land for and build a series of community gardens in Echo Park, East Hollywood, East LA, Vermont Square, and Watts.

Between 2001 and 2005, Glen served on then-Los Angeles Council Member Eric Garcetti’s staff, where he led efforts on the City of LA’s Proposition O, the Renewable Portfolio Standard, the development of thirteen new parks. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture 1987 from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He serves on the boards of the California League of Conservation Voters, the Miguel Contreras Foundation and the LA Community Garden Council. Between 2014 and 2019, he served on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and chaired the Finance and Insurance Committee.

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