As the end of the year draws nearer, “best of 2011” season is in full swing in many artistic fields, and decorative concrete is no exception.
The Concrete Promotional Group is out of the gates with the winners of its 2011 Excellence in Concrete Awards, announced in November. The trade association represents the concrete industry in the greater Kansas City area. Its awards competition recognizes all kinds of concrete construction projects, and several award categories focused on the decorative trades. Take a look at a few here.
Above is the winner in the Decorative Commercial category: Johnny’s Tavern, Overland Park, Kan. The project team included Olathe, Kan., artisan Artistic Concrete Surfaces, as well as AMAI Architecture, Geiger Ready-Mix Co. Inc. and Decorative Concrete Supply Inc.
More decorative-related Excellence in Concrete winners are below.
Polished Concrete: LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan. (This park also won the CPG’s Judges Award for best overall concrete project.)
Client: On Goal LLC
Project team: Construction companies Turner Construction Co. and Leavcon II Inc., decorative contractor Admire Concrete & Stone Solutions LLC (Gardner, Kan.), Thorton & Thomasetti Group, Populous, Lafarge A & C, Professional Service Industries Inc.
Outdoor Living: Bilovesky Outdoor Living Area, Overland Park, Kan.
Clients: Mike & Ann Bilovesky
Project team: Artistic Concrete Surfaces (Olathe, Kan.) with Geiger Ready-Mix Co. Inc. and Decorative Concrete Supply Inc.
Decorative Residential: Bakarich Residence, Kansas City, Kan.
Project Team: Murray Concrete Inc. (Shawnee, Kan.), with Geiger Ready-Mix Co. Inc. and Decorative Concrete Supply Inc.
Concrete Restoration: Building 465, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kan.
Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Project team: Commercial general contractor J.E. Dunn Construction Co. (Portland, Ore.), KH Engineering Group, Gastinger Walker Harden Architects, ready-mix supplier Penny’s Concrete Inc., Kleinfelder