Stout Design Build is a start to finish landscaping & remodeling buisness, serving the Los Angeles area since 2000.

Specializing in a fusion of form, function and sustainability!

Meet the Stout Design Build Team:

Tom Stout

Tom Stout started Stout Landscape Design in 2000 and has transformed it into a start to finish design build company, Stout Design Build. He has always had a passion for the outdoors and is dedicated to creating beautiful, sustainable projects.

Being a fully licensed general contractor and landscape contractor, Tom brings a professional knowledge and expertise to each environment creating magical living spaces. In 1996, he began designing and building landscapes, and has been building and renovating homes in the Los Angeles area since 2006. The Stout team specializes in the New SoCal Landscape, a fusion of form, function, and sustainability. He prides himself on attention to detail, timely and on budget completion.

Gabrielle Fladd

Gabrielle Fladd is a landscape architect and ecological designer with 10-years of experience in the design and construction of sustainable landscapes. She provides project management leadership and works with our team to develop designs and oversee them through implementation.

Her style incorporates modern simplicity with biological richness while specializing in native and drought tolerant plant palettes. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York, School of Environmental Studies & Forestry and a Master Degree in Regenerative Studies from Cal Poly Pomona. She is a LEED and ARCSA accredited professional.

Jennifer Wood

Jennifer Wood is an interior designer based in Los Angeles, California. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and studied interior design at UCLA. After working in the fashion and entertainment industry for many years Jennifer returned to her original passion, design.

From her travels around the world she has a unique vision and the ability to combine styles in new and creative ways. She believes that the foundation of good design begins with impeccable attention to every detail.

Jacky Surber

Jacky Surber has been designing beautiful sustainable landscapes since 2007.  She is certified as a Sustainable Landscape Professional with G3 and has work featured on the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase, certified as Ocean Friendly and Certified Wildlife Habitat.

With a degree in Environmental Studies and a Permaculture Design Certificate she clearly understands ecological systems and how to utilize them to inspire functional designs that are low maintenance, suited to the architecture of the home, and fulfill the dreams of the homeowners.  Her background in organic farming shows in her knowledge of soils, edible gardening, and natural pest control.

She is currently vice president of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Los Angeles Chapter.

Chelsea Sullivan

Chelsea Sullivan has been marketing and designing interior and exterior spaces for clients over the past 6 years. As a consultant at Jilzart she has designed and implemented a variety of landscapes that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. She received a Bachelors Degree in communications from University of Southern California and University of London.

After working with non-profit organizations for several years she decided to return to her passion for design. With an international perspective on architecture, landscape, art, communications, and marketing she collaborates with clients to create unique and personalized spaces for everyday living.

It is very important to her to develop sustainable and drought tolerant landscapes that incorporate the beauty of indoor outdoor living in Los Angeles.

Edgar Hannibal

Edgar Hannibal is an east coast native with a desire to create memorable landscapes in Southern California. After graduating from West Virginia University with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture Edgar spent 2 years developing projects for a number of high-end residences, commercial landscapes, and institutions in New England.

Soon after moving to Los Angeles, Edgar joined Stout Design Build to focus on the residential aspect of landscape design. He works closely with other designers to create ideal, getaway paradises right at the client’s doorstep. Edgar is very detail oriented and has an eye for generating harmonious, picturesque landscapes.

Gregory Lyons

Gregory is Stout’s office administrative manager and ensures efficient operation of the office. He holds responsibility of maintaining detailed records, generating reports, coordinating meetings, as well as constantly multitasking within fast-paced atmospheres.

Gregory represents the continuing professionalization of every aspect of our firm. When he has fully satisfied our clients’ requests, Gregory spends his time illustrating exciting story boards, putting to use his Applied Media Arts Animation degree from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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