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Eva Chiamulera’s “Waterfront Circular Garden” in Darien, Connecticut, is a 2017 APLD Silver award winner.
Carolyn Mullet is an awardwinning designer who received formal training in residential landscape design from George Washington University following her first career as a potter. After more than two decades as a landscape designer for prominent design/build firms, Carolyn now provides design services through Carex: Garden Design by Carolyn Mullet and hosts European garden travel experiences through carexTours. Whether working as a designer or hosting tours to exemplary European gardens, Carolyn is driven to connect people with nature and the outdoors through garden spaces. She serves as the APLD DC/MD/VA chapter president and board member, a Garden Conservancy regional representative, and volunteers with the Takoma Park Open Space Committee. She has received five Grand Awards and two Awards of Distinction from the Landscape Contractors Association.
Gregory M. Pierceall ASLA
Greg Pierceall is a Professor Emeritus of Purdue Landscape Architecture, where he has taught for 29 years. He has been involved with APLD for 20-plus years and was the recipient of the International Award of Excellence from APLD in 2003. As a site and landscape designer, Greg’s philosophy is that landscape design should reflect the space, place, case, taste, and time, as well as the individual, personal aspects associated with the design context and program. As an educator, Greg works to take landscape design issues and simplify them to their elemental parts and components. Greg has authored numerous books on landscape design and interiorscapes, including Residential Landscapes, one of the first landscape texts written for the industry. He has been extensively involved with the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association, and was the recipient of their Service Award in 2004 and the Man of the Year Award in 2008. He currently is a consulting educator and lectures nationally and internationally on landscape design. apld.org