about the BPI team - passion, purpose, and legacy
Functional Designs.

Expert Craftsmanship.


We’re designed to be different. We work exceptionally hard be the leader in designing and constructing unique, low-maintenance outdoor living spaces. We realize our clients place their trust in us to help them with the investment they are making in their properties. That’s why we focus on sound advice, creative and functional design solutions, and expert craftsmanship to bring every aspect of the project to life.

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Meet the team

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J.D. Durst, Partner/President

J.D. has more than 22 years of experience in the Landscape design/build industry. After graduating from Purdue University with a degree in Landscape Architecture, he went on to work for a variety of design firms from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis. Some of his work from that time includes children’s gardens, botanical gardens, municipal projects, and private estates. Now as President of BPI, J.D.’s primary focus is making sure that the clients have only the highest level of satisfaction. He brings a point of view focused on unique and functional designs for his clients.

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Tony Lausas, Partner

With a degree in Operations Management from the University of Illinois, Tony has been in the Landscape design/build industry for more than 26 years. Today, he continues to tirelessly build the legacy of BPI with educated and knowledgeable staff, skilled craftsman and state-of-the-art equipment. He has a strong background in concrete pavers and segmented retaining wall design and installation and is an authorized contractor of Unilock and Belgard. He is also certified through the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and the National Concrete Masonry Association.

Chris Huck

Vice President of Operations

Jesse Craney

Finance Lead

Kyla Scheuermann

Design & Sales Manager

Seth Heiss

Production Manager

Larry Madison

Production Manager

Brant Hile

Landscape Architect

Nicore Murray

Landscape Architect

Juli Byrum

Customer Service Liaison

Discover Our Process

From our years of experience, we’ve carefully constructed the process for making design dreams come true. We work with our clients to capture their vision, then create something spectacular to fit their lifestyle and needs.