Louisville, KY (October 19, 2017) – The U.S. and Canada hardscape industry today announced the winners and honorable mention recipients of the 2017 Hardscape North America (HNA) Awards, for hardscape projects build between November 1, 2013 and June 30, 2017. 

The awards are the industry’s top honors for hardscape contractors designing and installing projects using concrete pavers, segmental retaining walls, clay brick, porcelain, and combinations of hardscape products.  Awards were given to residential and commercial walkways, patios, driveways, commercial plazas, streets, and other project applications.  A record number entries (149) were submitted for 16 categories.

The winners are:

Concrete Paver - Residential - More than 3,000 sf

Winner
Pasqualoni Pool Project
Contractor:  Bahler Brothers
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Ryan King

Honorable Mention
Family Entryway
Contractor:  Mirror Lake Designs
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Michael Shawn Kelly

Concrete Paver - Residential - Less than 3,000 sf

Winner
Foutch Residence
Contractor:  Paver Designs LLC
Manufacturer: Belgard, Techniseal
Designer: Justin Hampton

Honorable Mention
Oak Brook Outdoor Transformation
Contractor:  Premier Outdoor Environments, Inc.
Manufacturer: Unilock
Designer: Kevin Barnes, Nathan Filip


Concrete Paver - Commercial - Less than 15,000 sf

Winner
Blue Bell Country Club Fire Pit Lounge
Contractor:  FS Landscaping Contractors, Inc.
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Brian Stover

Honorable Mentions
Market Plaza & Exchange Plaza
Contractor: Fred Adams Paving Co.
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Surface 678

Steak & Shake: University of Kentucky Campus
Contractor: Decorative Paving
Manufacturer: Pavestone
Designer: Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects

Concrete Paver - Commercial - More than 15,000 sf

Winner
Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU)
Contractor: Fred Adams Paving Co.
Manufacturer: Hanover
Designer: Stewart Landscape

Honorable Mention
Denver International Airport - Westin Hotel
Contractor: Rocky Mountain Hardscape
Manufacturer: Pavestone
Designer: Gensler

Concrete Paver – Permeable - Residential

Winner
Emile Court Residence
Contractor: Shawano Lawn and Stone
Manufacturer: County Materials Corporation
Designer: Shawano Lawn and Stone

Honorable Mention
Cypress Creek
Contractor: Dominion Pavers
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Sasser Construction

Concrete Paver – Permeable - Commercial

Winner
University of Tennessee - University Center Bridge
Contractor: Hickory Hardscapes
Manufacturer: Belgard

Honorable Mentions
Southeast Atlanta Green Infrastructure Initiative
Contractor: Four Seasons Landscape Management, Inc.
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: AMEC

Firstenburg Community College
Contractor: Eastern States Paving
Manufacturer: Williamette Graystone
Designer: Robertson Engineering, PC

 

Segmental Retaining Walls - Residential

Winner
Yazar Residence
Contractor: Hedge Landscape LLC
Manufacturer: Reading Rock
Designer: Hedge Landscape LLC

Honorable Mention
Genden Residence
Contractor: Bahler Brothers
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Jen Kloter

Segmental Retaining Walls - Commercial

Winner
Weston Corners
Contractor: Delta Development
Manufacturer: Fay Block
Designer: Delta Development, Terratech Engineers

Honorable Mention
(none)

Clay Brick - Commercial

Winner
Outlets of San Clemente
Contractor:  PBC Companies
Manufacturer: Endicott Clay Products

Honorable Mention
King College
Contractor:  Poorboy Lawncare & Landscaping
Manufacturer: General Shale
Designer: Burwil Construction

 

Clay Brick - Permeable

Winner
East Windsor Historical Society
Contractor:  Bahler Brothers
Manufacturer: Pine Hall
Designer: Jen Kloter

Honorable Mention
Driveway Revival
Contractor:  O'Brien Landscape
Manufacturer: Whitacre Greer Company
Designer: Gina Giannetti

 

Porcelain - Residential

Winner
2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design
Contractor:  Pacific Outdoor Living
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Terry Morrill

Honorable Mention
Village Road West
Contractor: Groundmasters, Inc.
Manufacturer: EP Henry, Atlas Concorde
Designer: Dennis Shennard II

 

Porcelain - Commercial

Winner
The Sterling Private Residences
Contractor: C.R. Schmidt, Inc.
Manufacturer: Tile Tech Pavers
Designer: RADA Architects

Honorable Mention
Shore Country Club
Contractor: New England Tile and Stone
Manufacturer: Mirage

Combination of Hardscape Products
Residential - Less than 4,000 sf

Winner
Strosin Outdoor Retreat
Contractor: Extreme Outdoors
Manufacturer: Unilock
Designer: Jamon Peterson

Honorable Mention
Houston Residence
Contractor: Precision Landscapes
Manufacturer: Belgard
Designer: Jeremy Rose

Combination of Hardscape Products
Residential - More than 4,000 sf

Winner
Mullica Hill
Contractor: Darlington Designs
Manufacturer: EP Henry
Designer: Darlington Designs

Honorable Mentions
Backyard Oasis
Contractor: Miller Landscape, Inc.
Manufacturer: Pavestone, FireMagic
Designer: John Whittingslow, Bruce Miller 

DiPonio Residence
Contractor: Decra-Scape, Inc.
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc

Focht
Contractor: Anewalt's Landscape Contracting
Manufacturer: EP Henry
Designer: John Shandra, RLA

Combination of Hardscape Products
Commercial - Less than 20,000 sf

Winner
Church Mutual
Contractor: PICS Inc.
Manufacturer: County Materials Corporation
Designer: Carey Owen

Honorable Mentions

Courtyard & Curb Appeal Homerun
Contractor: Monello Landscape Industries
Manufacturer: Techo-Bloc
Designer: Joe Monello

Semco Outdoor Display
Contractor: Outside Insight
Manufacturer: Belgard, Unilock
Designer: Scott Gifford

 

Combination of Hardscape Products
Commercial - More than 20,000 sf

Winner
Westlake Shopping Center
Contractor: Interlock Brick Paving
Manufacturer: Belgard, Unilock, Solistone, Milestone Imports
Designer: Cohen Development Company

Honorable Mention
(none)

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About Hardscape North America

Hardscape North America (HNA) is THE hardscape show for contractors and distributors/dealers. It brings top-notch education, certification courses, products and technology to contractors and installers who build segmental pavements and retaining walls. HNA features indoor and outdoor exhibits displaying state-of-the-art tools and products, demonstrations and networking opportunities. Hardscape North America is an Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) event and endorsed by the National Association of Concrete Masonry (NCMA) and the Brick Industry Association (BIA). To learn more about HNA, visit www.HardscapeNA.com.

About Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

ICPI is the trade association representing the growing industry of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. The association's membership includes producers, contractors, suppliers, design professionals and distributors. ICPI is the authority for concrete pavers, which are universally recognized as the best value for pavement systems. The association delivers education and technical guidance leading to awareness, acceptance and use of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.icpi.org.