HNA names Hardscape Project Awardees

October 27, 2016 -  By

Hardscape North America As part of 2016 Hardscape North America (HNA), 15 landscape contractors were recognized as this year’s HNA Hardscape Project Award winners.

In addition to the 15 recipients, 15 honorable mentions also were awarded, honoring projects by contractors building residential walkways, patios, driveways, as well as commercial plazas, parking lots and streets.

In its ninth year and sponsored by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, the Brick Industry Association and National Concrete Masonry Association, the awards program received 114 entries in 2016. Entries were judged on project intent, design, quality of construction and craftsmanship, compatibility with related construction materials and systems, construction innovation, detailing and overall design excellence.

The winners are as follows.

Combination of Hardscape Products—Residential (less than 4,000 square feet)

Winner: “Butler Rear Yard Makeover,” Oceanside, Calif.
Contractor: Landmark Pavers
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Isaiah Ruczewski

Honorable Mention: “Beausir Residence,” Overland Park, Kan.
Contractor: MW Lawn & Landscape
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Aaron Albertson

Combination of Hardscape Products—Residential (more than 4,000 square feet)

Winner: “Baltazar Residence,” Wilbraham, Mass.
Contractor: Bahler Brothers
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Jen Kloter, Bahler Brothers

Honorable Mention: “Collo Backyard Retreat,” Ashburn, Va.
Contractor: Holloway Co.
Manufacturer: Travertine
Designer: Ted Tidmore

Honorable Mention: “Hot Tub Movie Theater,” Wayne, N.J.
Contractor: Monello Landscape Industries
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Joe Monello

Combination of Hardscape Products—Commercial (more than 20,000 square feet)

Winner: “University of San Francisco,” San Francisco
Contractor: The Legacy Paver Group
Manufacturers: Pavestone Co. & Natural Granite Pavers

Honorable Mention: “Tivoli Auraria Campus,” Denver
Contractor: Continental Hardscape Systems
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Wenk Landscape Architecture & Planning

Honorable Mention: “The Heights at Sugarloaf,” Duluth, Ga.
Contractor: Worthing Southeast Builders
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Brian Nonemaker, principle of SGN+A

Combination of Hardscape Products—Commercial (less than 20,000 square feet)

Winner: “Nursing Home Courtyard,” Wilmington, Mass.
Contractor: Monello Landscape Industries
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Joe Monello

Honorable Mention: “Oak Ridge Country Club,” Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Contractor: Ladd-Scapes
Manufacturer: Belgard

Concrete Paver—Commercial (less than 15,000 square feet)

Winner: “Territory Square Library,” Florence, Ariz.
Contractor: Re-Create Cos.
Manufacturer: Belgard

Honorable Mention: “Look Cinemas Prestonwood,” Dallas
Contractor: Arlington Pavers
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Studio Outside

Concrete Paver—Commercial (more than 15,000 square feet)

Winner: “Centennial Mall,” Lincoln, Neb.
Contractor: Dreamscapes
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Clark Enerson

Honorable Mention: “State Farm Regional Office at Cityline,” Richardson, Texas
Contractor: Builders Services Co.
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: The Office of James Burnett

Concrete Paver—Residential (less than 3,000 square feet)

Winner: “Zeplin Residence,” Omaha
Contractor: Paver Designs
Manufacturer: Belgard/Techniseal
Designers: Jim and Justin Hampton

Honorable Mention: “Old Town Oasis,” Fort Collins, Colo.
Contractor: Lindgren Landscape
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Tim Lindgren

Honorable Mention: “Hardscape Art,” Kingsport, Tenn.
Contractor: Jackson Jones Construction
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Jackson Jones Construction

Concrete Paver—Residential (more than 3,000 square feet)

Winner: “Nevada Wolfpack Basketball Court,” Reno, Nev.
Contractor: Hain Enterprises
Manufacturer: Basalite Concrete Products
Designer: Mark Hain

Honorable Mention: “Honeysuckle Lane Residence,” Appleton, Wis.
Contractor: CLA Landscaping
Manufacturer: County Materials Corp.

Concrete Paver—Permeable—Residential

Winner: “Post Oak Community,” Atlanta
Contractor: Surfaces Group
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Watts & Browning Engineers

Concrete Paver—Permeable—Commercial

Winner: “Sea Scout Base Galveston,” Galveston, Texas
Contractor: Gulf Coast Pavers
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: Studio Outside

Honorable Mention: “Riviera Beach Marina,” Riviera Beach, Fla.
Contractor: Precise Paving
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Calvin, Giordano & Associates Engineers, EDSA Landscape Architects

Segmental Retaining Walls—Residential

Winner: “Sloping Tennessee Backyard Reshaped into a Backyard Paradise,” Leipers Fork, Tenn.
Contractor: Greenworks Landscaping
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Kyle Peek, owner of Peek Pools & Spas

Segmental Retaining Walls—Commercial

Winner: “Notre Dame de Sion Hig School New Athletic Complex,” Kansas City
Contractor: Lewis Block & Supply Co.
Manufacturer: Pavestone Co.
Designer: PGAV Architects

Honorable Mention: “Lohi Gardens,” Denver
Contractor: Bear Retaining Walls
Manufacturer: Colorado Best Block

Clay Brick— Residential

Winner: “Sheridan Private Residence,” Evanston, Ill.
Contractor: Nature’s Perspective Landscaping
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Co.
Designer: Timothy Benz

Honorable Mention: “New England Federal in PA,” Hummelstown, Pa.
Contractor: GoldGlo Landscapes
Manufacturer: Glen-Gery Brick
Designer: GoldGlo Landscapes

Clay Brick—Commercial

Winner: “Wrigley Field 1060 Project—Phase 2,” Chicago
Contractor: C.R. Schmidt
Manufacturer: Belden

Honorable Mention: “Founders Way Renovation,” Greenville, N.C.
Contractor: Fred Adams Paving Co.
Manufacturer: Pine Hall Brick
Designer: ColeJenest & Stone

Clay Brick—Permeable— Residential/Commercial

Winner: “The Barbara Cox Center for Sustainable Horticulture,” Dayton, Ohio
Contractor: Outdoor Enterprise
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Co.
Designer: Eric Sauer

View photos and descriptions of the award-winning projects.

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