Joshua Beard

Joshua Beard, PLA

Planning Department Head / Senior Project Landscape Architect / Principal


Josh oversees the management of Core’s Planning Department, including all planning and landscape architecture related operations. Josh has been in the landscape architecture profession since 2000 and became a Professional Landscape Architect in the State of Washington in 2004.

Josh’s years of experience as a designer and project manager include numerous residential, mixed use, commercial, institutional and leisure projects both in small and large scale. He has built a significant knowledge base in many design related aspects of land development work including site planning, low impact design, urban design, recreational spaces, planting, irrigation, lighting design and land use entitlements.


  • B.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

Professional Registrations

  • Professional Landscape Architect, State of Washington
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