Awards honor hardscape projects

December 16, 2011 -  By

Hardscape North America recognizes some amazing hardscape installations.

Winners in the 4th Annual HNA Hardscape Project Awards received recognition by their peers along with their awards at the first HNA Hardscape Project Awards breakfast ceremony as part of the Hardscape North America trade show, which was co-located with GIE+EXPO.

The Hardscape Project Awards recognize outstanding hardscape projects by contractors in residential and commercial/industrial applications. In its fourth year, the awards program received 84 entries. A total of 16 award winners and 12 honorable mentions were recognized during the breakfast.

Hardscape stairs
The hardscape for the Lowry residence in Shawnee, KS (above and below),
was installed by Ideal Lawn & Landscape. It won the combination award for an
installation less than 4,000 sq. ft.

Hardscape entryway

The Commercial/Industrial HNA Hardscape Project Awards winners were recognized in categories of clay brick, concrete paver, segmental retaining wall and a combination of all hardscape products.

Winners are listed below by category.

Commercial/Industrial Categories

Combination, 1,000 -20,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Department of Environment & Natural Resources, Raleigh, NC
Contractor: Fred Adams Paving Company, Inc.

Honorable Mention: Shawano County Park, Shawano, WS
Contractor: Apple Valley Orchard & Nursery

Combination, more than 20,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Base Operations Center Peterson Air Force Base, CO
Contractor: Rocky Mountain Hardscapes

Honorable Mention: Scottsdale Centre Renovation, Scottsdale, AZ
Contractor: Re-Create Companies LLC dba Paver Creations

Concrete Paver, 1,000 -15,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Northern Pines Greenery, Minocqua, WI
Contractor: Northern Pines Greenery

Honorable Mention: Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL
Contractor: Pat O’Hara Pavers

Concrete Paver, more than 15,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Tarrant County College Trinity River East, Ft. Worth, TX
Contractor: Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing

Honorable Mention: St Andrews Cathedral, Grand Rapids, MI
Contractor: Michigan Pavers & Walls, LLC

Concrete Paver, Transportation/Municipal Street

Winner: Veterans Memorial, Daytona Beach, FL
Contractor: Stone Age Pavers, Inc.

Honorable Mention: New Orleans Superdome’s Champions Square, New Orleans, LA
Contractor: LA Pavers

Concrete Paver: PICP

Winner: Palmetto Bay Village Hall, Palmetto Bay, FL
Contractor: Oliva Brick

Honorable Mention: McCord’s Vancouver Toyota, Vancouver, WA
Contractor: Eastern States Paving, Inc.

Clay Brick, more than 15,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Grand River Avenue Streetscape, Farmington, MI
Contractor: Decra-Scape, Inc.

Clay Brick, Permeable

Winner: The Plaza at Kenan Hall Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL
Contractor: Paverscape Inc.

Honorable Mention: Gott’s Court Parking Garden and Plaza, Annapolis, MD
Contractor: Avon Corporation

Segmental Retaining Wall, Commercial/Industrial more than 5,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Merriam Village, Merriam, KS
Contractor: BC Hardscapes LLC

Engineered Segmental Retaining Wall

Winner: TXDOT 130 Tollway Project, Austin, TX
Contractor: Boothe Brothers Paving

The Residential HNA Hardscape Project Awards also recognized outstanding residential projects in clay brick, concrete paver, segmental retaining wall and a combination of all hardscape products.

The Miller Residence in Lone Tree, CO (above and below) hardscape was installed by
Rocky Mountain Hardscapes. It won the combination award for an installation greater
than 4,000 sq. ft.

Hardscape installation award winner

Residential Categories:

Combination, 4,000 sq. ft. or less

Winner: Lowry Residence, Shawnee, Kansas
Contractor: Ideal Lawn & Landscape

Honorable Mention: Rowlands Residence, Warner Robins, GA
Contractor: Livco Hardcsapes

Combination, more than 4,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Miller Residence, Lone Tree, CO
Contractor: Rocky Mountain Hardscapes

Honorable Mention: Gupta Residence, Potomac, MD
Contractor: Kane Landscapes, Inc.

Concrete Paver3,000 sq. ft. or less

Winner: Bradburn Residence, Lebanon, PA
Contractor: Landis Hardscape Specialist

Honorable Mention: Weist Residence, Linglestown, PA
Contractor: Landis Hardscape Specialist

Concrete Pavermore than 3,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Curci Residence, Paradise Valley, AZ
Contractor: Phoenix Paver Installation Company

Honorable Mention: North Reading Pool Deck, North Reading, MA
Contractor: Comak Brothers Landscapings

Concrete Paver, PICP

Winner: Theien-Psotka Residence, Minneapolis, MN
Contractor: Switzer’s Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.

Honorable Mention: Rawhide Trail Residence, Keshena, WI
Contractor: Schneider & Sons Landscaping, Inc.

Segmental Retaining Wall, more than 1,000 sq. ft.

Winner: Tuscany in the Desert, Wickenburg, AZ
Contractor: Wickenburg Landscape & Irrigation, Inc.

Honorable Mention: Fairway Waterfall, Oklahoma City, OK
Contractor: Treed You Right

To learn more about the hardscape projects recognized as a HNA Hardscape Project Award winner or the Hardscape North America trade show, visit

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