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Academic:  
   
Michael Mushak Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture
Rutgers University
   
David Westmoreland Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Science, Baylor University

Master of Landscape Architecture, Cornell University
 
 
 
 
Member:  
   
American Society of Landscape Architects
(member since 1988)
www.asla.org
   
National Trust for Historic Preservation
(member since 2005)
www.preservationnation.org
   
American Institute for Conservation of
Historic and Artistic Works
(member since 2005)
www.conservation-us.org
   
Association for Gravestone Studies
(member since 2005)
www.gravestonestudies.org
   
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
(member since 2005)
www.birds.cornell.edu
   
New York Botanical Garden
(member since 1985)
www.nybg.org
   
Garden Conservancy
(member since 1994)
www.gardenconservancy.org
   
New Canaan Nature Center
(member since 1996)
www.newcanaannature.org
   
Caramoor Center for Music and Art
(member since 1995)
www.caramoor.org
   
Friends of the High Line
(Charter Member)
www.thehighline.org
     
     
     
 
Professional Licenses:  
   
Licensed Landscape Architect - Mushak CT #920
  NY #1747
  NJ #718
Licensed Landscape Architect - Westmoreland CT #1175
   
Licensed Home Improvement Contractor: CT #578841
  NY #WC-23966-H11
 
     
     
     
 
Conferences/Lectures:
     
American Society of
Landscape Architects
Attend annual four-day National Conference of educational seminars and tours. 2008 - Philadelphia
2009 - Chicago
2010 - Washington, D.C.
2011- San Diego
     
American Society of
Landscape Architects - CT Chapter
Attend one-day seminars on various topics. April 2009 - Landscape Tour of Yale University’s Residential Colleges, Pierson and Davenport.
     
    April 2010 - The Merritt Parkway: An Historical, Cultural, and Technical Look at a National Landscape Treasure.
     
    November 2010 - Dark Skies and Bright Lights: A Better Approach.
   
New York
Botanical Garden
Attend annual four-evening Landscape Design Portfolio Lecture Series 2008 - Landscape Architects Wilkie, Byrd, and Corner discussed in four lectures projects as wide-ranging as the High Line and Fresh Kills in NYC, the V&A Museum Courtyard in London, the Flight 93 National Memorial in PA, and the Wolong Panda Preserve in China.

2009 - Landscape architects Lehrer, Kamp, Hood, and Hoerr-Schaudt discussed in four lectures projects that included the Los Angeles River ecological restoration, de Young Museum in SF, and Michigan Ave. plantings and IIT campus in Chicago.

2010 – Landscape Architects Baines (GrossMax), Franklin (Andropogon), Geuze (West 8) and Orff (SCAPE) discussed in four lectures projects that included a BMW factory in Germany, Governors Island Park and Safari 7 in NYC, Spadina Wavedeck in Toronto, and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

     
New Directions in the
American Landscape/ Connecticut College
Arboretum
Attend annual two-day
Symposia on designing landscapes using native
plants and natural systems.
January 2008 - Native Landscape Design for the Real World - Two-day symposium at Connecticut College, New London, CT

August 2008 - Out There: Field Explorations in Nature & Garden - Two-day symposium on Aton Forest, Litchfield County, CT

March 2010 - Environmental Landscape Design - Learning from Experience - Two-day symposium at Connecticut College, New London, CT

January 2011 – Uncharted Territory: An Expansive Approach to Environmental Landscape Design. Two-day symposium at Connecticut College, New London, CT.
   
Guest Lecturer -
Cornell University (Westmoreland)
Spring 2007 - Landscape Preservation of Burying Grounds  
   
New Canaan
Nature Center
Attend annual Horticultural Symposium, with nationally recognized guest speakers.  
 
     
     
     
 
Tours of Historic Sites, Gardens, Parks, Urban Design (often by bicycle)
 
2011: Florida, Italy, Spain, North Africa
 
2010: Charleston, Savannah, Asheville; Italy, Croatia, Greece, Turkey
 
2009: New England, Pennsylvania, Canada
 
2008: California, Scandinavia
 
2007: Argentina, Brazil, London, Minneapolis
 
   
 
Tuliptree Site Design

Tuliptree Site Design is the finest landscape architecture and garden design and installation company in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT and surrounding areas including: Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Waccabuc, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton, Westport, Norwalk, Newtown, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Easton, and Weston. Michael Mushak, landscape architect and garden designer and David Westmoreland, landscape architect and garden designer are the principal designers for Tuliptree Site Design. Michael Mushak graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor of landscape architecture and David Westmoreland graduated with a master of landscape architecture from Cornell University. Both have also received training at the New York Botanical Garden. Their garden and landscape designs feature native plants, flowering perennials, specimen trees and shrubs, pools, terraces, courtyards and garden accents. Landscape Architects Mushak and Westmoreland also design fences, patios, pools, decks, masonry, stonework, porches, trellises, and many other features for gardens and landscapes in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT and surrounding areas including: Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Waccabuc, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton, Westport, Norwalk, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Easton, and Weston.

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The natural topography and landscape features make sustainable garden and landscape design for Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Waccabuc, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton, Westport, Norwalk, Newtown, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Easton, and Weston a challenge for designers, landscape contractors, landscapers and landscape services. Sustainable garden and landscape design lowers maintenance costs and simplifies upkeep. Tuliptree Site Design landscape architects specialize in sustainable garden and landscape design customized for your specific site.

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Tuliptree Site Design will design your landscape and garden and then install masonry and plantings with our own professional crews, and assist the client in selecting and working directly with other contractors to implement elements such as irrigation, fencing, pools, and driveways. With this proven formula, we are able to concentrate on maintaining the highest landscape and garden design standards while offering the most cost-efficient solutions for our clients in the following areas: Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT including Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Waccabuc, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton, Westport, Norwalk, Newtown, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Easton, and Weston.

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Tuliptree Site Design’s landscapes and gardens have been featured in Architectural Digest, Bedford Magazine, Greenwich Magazine, Home, Metropolitan Home, Country Living and many other publications. Gardens and landscapes from Tuliptree feature traditional, modern, and natural styles with interesting combinations of colors and textures. Whether designing an entire landscape and garden master plan or a new terrace, pool, courtyard, or vegetable garden, the landscape architects and garden designers of Tuliptree Site Design will respond to your needs. When you need landscaping, garden and pool design, or landscape architecture in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT including Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Waccabuc, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Noroton, Westport, Norwalk, Newtown, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Easton, and Weston, please contact Tuliptree Site Design.

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Tuliptree Site Design will design and install complete landscape and garden master plans or individual landscape or garden elements as requested, at any scale from large multi-acre properties to the most intimate spaces. Depending on our clients' needs, Tuliptree Site Design landscape architects and garden designers may include in our designs the layout and materials of driveways, entry areas, walkways, terraces, walls, decks, fences, pools, play areas, lighting, irrigation, furniture, shrub and flower borders, screening trees, ornamental and shade trees, kitchen gardens, meadows, native plantings, and woodland management. Contact Tuliptree Site Design for your landscaping needs.

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