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APLD conference details released

The Association of Professional Landscape Designers conference will take place Aug. 2-4 in Detroit.

| June 13, 2013

The details of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers 2013 conference have been released. Highlights are below:

Friday, August 2nd: Optional Tour and Opening Ceremonies
Hosted at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, the tallest all-hotel skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere
Architectural and landscape tour of Downtown Detroit via Segways

Saturday, August 3rd: Conference Education
Walking Tour of the RiverWalk and the Milliken State Park, the only urban state park
Hear from the founding chair of the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Dr. Brad Rowe
Experience APLD's new partner in watershape design education, Genesis 3
Meet internationally recognized water garden designer and author, Anthony Archer-Wills
Sponsor and Exhibitor Showcase

Sunday, August 4th: Northwest Suburbs
Platinum LEED and SITES pilot program landscape of the Kresge Foundation Headquarters
Expansive residential landscape by APLD Member and award winner, Patrick Zaremba
Lakeshore restoration project by Certified Natural Shoreline Professional, Jeffrey White
Lunch at the National Historic Landmark Cranbrook House and Gardens
Dine Around opportunity to learn about APLD committees and volunteer opportunities

Monday, August 5th: Post Conference - Detroit and the Grosse Pointes
Private access to ASLA Award Winning DTE Energy Corporate Headquarters
Visit the gardens of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Usonian style Turkel House
Landscape restoration efforts of the Charles Lang Freer House in Midtown
Exclusive admittance to gardens on Lake St. Clair by APLD members Deborah Silver and Mildred Hurley
Lunch at the Jens Jensen designed Edsel and Eleanor Ford House gardens
Sustainable site of the world's largest integrated factory and its 10.4 acres of green roof
View the innovation and revitalization of the Ford Rouge Room

To register, click here.

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