Landscape Design & Architecture

DSLD Land Management has been serving beautiful Birmingham, Alabama since 1983. We are a full service design/build contractor specializing in residential landscape design and installation. Whether your project is commercial or residential, the first step in the process should be a consultation with a Landscape Design Professional. The design process may start with a simple proposal, a conceptual drawing or a full master plan. Our design specialties include:
  • Residential Ponds and Fountains
  • Commercial Ponds and Fountains
  • Formal and Natural Water Gardens
  • Wet Streams and Dry Creeks
  • Aquatic Lighting Design and Installation
  • Waterfall Design and Installation
  • Aquatic Hardscape Designs including ornamental and structural bridges
  • Formal Fountains

Landscape Design Process

During our initial consultation, we assess the on-site factors of your property including form, function, and adding sustainable value to your home long-term. We meet with you and discuss your outdoor needs, desires, and goals.

We then develop a design that encompasses and considers the on-site information we have gathered. We pride ourselves on creating designs that transform your outdoor space into an expression of your identity and individuality. The design process includes:

Initial Consultation

-Exchange of Ideas

Design Principles

– Unity – Variety

– Sequence – Simplicity

– Balance – Scale


– Aesthetic – Environmental

– Functional – Economic

Design Development

– Written (Take-Off)

– Drawn (Conceptual Design, Master Plan)




DSLD Landscape Team

Our landscape designers and architects along with our field service and construction team members are seasoned professionals that understand the design and installation process. Having worked in the Birmingham area for over 38 years, we understand the different municipalities building codes, ARC and HOA requirements, and stand ready to partner with you.
Whether upgrading existing landscaped areas, installing new landscape construction, or providing solutions for problem areas, DSLD strives to surpass your expectations for your project. We provide designs that are low maintenance, durable, and within your budget.


With any additional questions, please feel free to contact us by phone (205-437-1012) or email