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TAG: design/build projects

Hardscape Solutions: A patio with a view

February 24, 2020By
Design/build project by CP Hort (Photo: Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services)

Company: Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services Location: Itasca, Ill. As part of a multimillion renovation project of the interior and exterior of an office building, Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services (CP Hort) was tasked with creating a quiet, private outdoor area for the building’s tenants that also could be used to host large groups and rented out for entertaining. For CP Hort,... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Updated but timeless

September 10, 2019By
DBI project (Photo: Ian Adams Photography)

Location: Cleveland Heights, Ohio Company: Exscape Designs The design intent was to create an updated landscape and entertainment area that reflected the traditional architecture of this 1920s-era home. Exscape helped create a new driveway layout, which meandered down the middle of the left-side lot, integrating the double lot into a cohesive whole and working around the existing large trees. The... read more

Big Picture: Serene seclusion

November 2, 2018By
Pendennis Mount Residence arched water features (Photo: Michael Prokopchak)

Location: Annapolis, Md. Company: Walnut Hill Landscape Co. The clients asked for a private space that would lend itself well to outdoor entertaining and also feature a dining area, spa, swimming pool, cabana and an outdoor kitchen. They also requested plants that would offer optimal spring and fall interest. The site presented a challenge due to the relatively small space—roughly... read more

HNA recognizes companies with top hardscape projects

October 23, 2018By

Hardscape North America (HNA) honored top hardscape projects in the U.S. and Canada  during an awards ceremony at the 2018 HNA trade show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. The 2018 HNA Awards recognize residential and commercial walkways, patios, pool decks, outdoor kitchens, driveways, commercial plazas, streets and other applications built using concrete pavers, segmental retaining walls, clay... read more

Ep. 129: A design/build client’s perspective

May 7, 2015By

Have you ever wondered what your clients experience during a construction project? In this episode, Jody Shilan of From Design 2 Build talks to his clients about their current backyard renovation project. They share their perspective on the design/build process, including what they like about it and what scares them. In addition, his clients discuss why working with a landscape... read more