HISTORY

With over 35 years as a service-oriented and award winning design firm, Michael J. Dul & Associates provides landscape architectural creativity, graphic communication and construction management.

A focus on client needs, responsiveness and quality has formed our reputation with clients and within the industry.

We continuously improve knowledge and skills. The result: striking design for both commercial and residential projects.


MICHAEL J. DUL

Michael J. Dul, ASLA, is the president and founder of Michael J. Dul & Associates, Inc., located in Birmingham, Michigan. He currently serves as design mentor and the overall manager of the firm. 

For nearly 40 years, Michael has demonstrated a passion for landscape architecture through his portfolio of completed projects. His creativity, understanding of natural systems and detailed eye for the built environment has enabled him to produce scores of site-specific solutions with subtle clarity and powerful results. Clients include corporations, municipalities, institutions, developers and high-end residential.

Michael’s firm has earned numerous design awards from the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Michigan Association of Nurserymen, Construction Association of Michigan, Metropolitan Detroit Landscape Association and Detroit Home Magazine.

In 2011, the Michigan American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Michael J. Dul & Associates as Firm of the Year. And in 2012, Michael received a recognition award for Significant Contributions to Michigan’s Landscape Industry from the Michigan Chapter ASLA with Landscape Contractors and Suppliers.


ASSOCIATES

PATRICK M. FUNKE
Senior Associate

Patrick joined the firm in 1995 and brings creative ideas and design concepts to life through his project management skills. He monitors construction quality, timelines and budget to help ensure that projects meet our firm’s high standards of excellence. A skilled communicator, Patrick consistently exceeds client expectations.

He earned the ASLA Certificate of Honor for Excellence in the Study of Landscape Architecture, along with his Landscape Architecture degree from Michigan State University. He is a licensed Landscape Architect and a Certified Natural Shoreline Professional with the State of Michigan.

MATTHEW D. CLARK
Landscape Architect

After ten years of experience with a noted Landscape Architectural firm in Chicago, Matthew joined our firm in 2015. He currently specializes in commercial projects with an emphasis of Green Roof Design. 

Matthew graduated from Michigan State University in 2005 with Honors and was a member of the Sigma Lambda Alpha Honors Society for Landscape Architecture. He is certified with CLARB and is a registered Landscape Architect with the state of Illinois.

TIMOTHY F. SHOEMAKER
Designer / Project Manager

After one year as an intern, Timothy joined our firm full time in 2015. He works on a variety of projects using his design, AutoCAD, presentation graphics and project management skills. Timothy graduated from Michigan State University in 2015 earning his degree in Landscape Architecture with Honors. His studies included a half semester in Europe and he was a member of the Sigma Lambda Alpha Honors Society for Landscape Architecture.

PATRICIA M. KURTTI
Office Manager

Since 1997, Patricia has supported our firm in all facets of administration. Her interface with clients, staff, suppliers and public agencies facilitate smooth and efficient operations.


AWARDS

57 Individual Design Awards
Detroit Home Magazine
2004 – 2016

Michigan Chapter ASLA - Honor Award
Rob & Treger Residence
Birmingham, Michigan

Michigan Chapter ASLA - Merit Award
Evergreen Road Corridor
Southfield, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
eTITLE Corporate Headquarters
Troy, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Honor Award
Cathedral Square
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Booth Park
Birmingham, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Fire Station Garden
Birmingham, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Landrum Residence
Northville, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Timmis Residence
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Celani Residence
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Merit Award
Talon Corporate Center
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan ASLA Honor Award
Waldron Residence
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Michigan Concrete Association - 2016 Award of Excellence
Evergreen Road Corridor
Southfield, Michigan

Construction Association of Michigan Showcase Award
Talon Corporate Center
Troy, Michigan

American Association of Nurserymen Landscape Award
Robotix Systems
Marysville, Michigan

American Association of Nurserymen Merit Award
Oakwood Manor Apartments
Birmingham, Michigan

Michigan Nursery & Landscape Contractors Association Industry Award
Volkswagen of America Corporate Headquarters
Auburn Hills, Michigan

American Association of Nurserymen Landscape Award
Oakwood Manor Apartments
Birmingham, Michigan

 
 

RECOGNITION

Outstanding Firm of the Year
Michigan ASLA Recognition Award
2011

Significant Contributions to Michigan's Landscape Industry
Michigan ASLA Special
Recognition Award

Landscape Contractors & Suppliers

Best Landscape Designer
Detroit Home Magazine
Troy, Michigan

Excellence in the Study of Landscape Architecture
American Society of Landscape Architects