Through the acquisition of Landscape Architects & Planners, Inc. (LAP, Inc.), Spalding DeDecker is dedicated to creating places and environments with rich experiences and enduring character. LAP, Inc. was formed in 1994 from the merger of Robert Ford and Associates and Mark Hornung Landscape Architects and Planners. Based in Lansing, Michigan, our team of professionals provides a full range of landscape architectural and planning services.
Our staff includes landscape architects, land planners, park planners, nationally certified playground safety inspectors/designers, surface mine reclamation specialists, and stormwater designers/inspectors. This unique blend of design perspectives and creative talent allows us to routinely surpass our clients’ expectations.
Commitment to Sustainability
Foremost in every project is the belief that designing with nature results in the most beautiful, economical, and enduring places on earth. We apply aesthetic and scientific principles to the preservation, development, and management of natural and built environments to create sustainable solutions for every project. Our experience applying these principles in conjunction with the LEED™ and SITES™ certification processes makes us the ideal partner for your sustainable development strategy.
Consultation and Site Evaluations
Vehicular Traffic Pattern Studies
Playground Safety Inspections
Zoning & Permit Applications
Agency Review and Approval
Form & Composition Studies
Construction Observation and Administration
Photo and Report Documentation
Employee Training Seminars
Landscape Architecture Workshops
Playground Safety Workshops by Certified National Playground Safety Inspectors
Speaker Services for Seminars and Workshops